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Families and Children Strategic Analysis Programme (FACSAP) Childcare use and mothers' employment: a review of British data sources

Authors: Mike Brewer and Jonathan Shaw
Date: 01 December 2004
Type: External publication,


In this paper we investigate recent trends in childcare use amongst families in Great Britain, and provide a thorough comparison of the different household survey and administrative datasets.

The three datasets in questions are Families and Children Study (FACS), Family Resources Survey (FRS), Labour Force Survey (LFS) and Parents' Demand for Childcare (PDFC).

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