Introduction

A childcare sufficiency assessment compares the supply of childcare in an area to the demand for childcare.  Demand for childcare is based on the number of children in the area, and the average national usage. By comparing supply with demand, we can see whether there is a requirement for more childcare in an area.

The Childcare Sufficiency Assessment will be of interest to anyone investigating the supply of childcare in Somerset, and the drivers behind childcare supply and demand.

The service is available Monday to Friday, 51 weeks a year (the exception is the week between Christmas and New Year)