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Pre-Primary Education in the UK: Market Research Report

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Pre-Primary Education Market Research Report | SIC P85.100 | Mar 2017

Well educated: Although external competition is expected to rise, revenue is projected to grow

IBISWorld’s Pre-Primary Education market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • A rise in the level of employment has led to increased demand for the industry’s services
  • Government funding increases have not kept pace with inflation, which has limited revenue growth
  • The government’s pledge to provide 30 hours of free childcare a week is thought to be underfunded
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Pre-Primary Education industry includes local authority nursery schools, privately funded schools, community organisations and private, for-profit businesses. Although nurseries are essential services for many working parents, the industry is not completely protected from wider economic conditions in the United Kingdom. Industry revenue declined in 2014-15 as cuts made to government childcare programmes were most severe during this year. However, revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.1% over the five years through 2016-17, fuelled by a healthy economic climate which led to increasing numbers of parents entering the workforce. This includes estimated growth of 0.1% in the current year, reaching £5.6 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Pre-Primary Education industry is in the growth stage of its economic life cycle. Over the decade through 2021-22, industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to GDP, is projected to increase at a compound annual rate of 3.1%, slightly above GDP, which is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period. This indicates that the industry will account for a growing share of the overall UK economy.

The performance of the industry is strongly influenced by demographic trends, and government policy and funding. The perceived worth of pre-primary education services has been bolstered in recent years by studies showing the high value of early years education in the learning development of children. Dem.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Pre-Primary Education Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pre-Primary Education Industry are

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Female participation rate in the labour force and Public-sector funding for pre-tertiary education in the Pre-Primary Education industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Pre-Primary Education Industry?

    Pre-primary education is offered to children up to the age of five to introduce them to a school-type environment before they start primary school. Nursery education, as it is commonly known, is provided by each of the constituent governments of the United Kingdom. The industry includes organised instruction delivered through nursery schools and nursery classes. Programmes offered by child day-care centres and services provided by childminders are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
    Local authority nurseriesPrivately funded nurseriesCommunity nurseriesPrivate for-profit nurseries
    Industry Activities
    Operating nursery schools

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Female participation rate in the labour force
  • Public-sector funding for pre-tertiary education
  • Real household disposable income
  • Demand from child day-care centres
  • Number of births
  • Current Performance
  • Steady demand
  • Public-sector funding
  • Profits squeezed
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Government funding
  • Growing focus
  • Table: Pre-Primary Education Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pre-Primary Education Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Book Retailers
  • Furniture, Lighting & Homeware Retailers
  • Newsagents & Stationery Stores
  • Toy Retailing
  • Products & Services
  • Private for-profit nurseries
  • Local authority nurseries
  • Community nurseries
  • Privately funded nurseries
  • Chart: Pre-Primary Education Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Parents in the highest income quintile
  • Parents in the fourth income quintile
  • Parents in the third income quintile
  • Parents in the second income quintile
  • Parents in the lowest income quintile
  • Employers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pre-Primary Education Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pre-Primary Education
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pre-Primary Education Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pre-Primary Education Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Pre-Primary Education Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • A plan of activities and lessons that makes up a school year.
  • Early Years Foundation Stage (Eyfs)
  • A government framework for teaching and caring for children aged up to five.
  • Employer-Served Nursery
  • A nursery provided by a company through a contract with a local provider.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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