Introduction to Childcare
Childcare Industry Stats
38% of childcare is parent-only or 21% other, but 30% is home-based care and 12% is center-based care. On average, families pay $300 for home-based, $340 for center based, and $612 for a nanny, per week on average. These numbers are certain to grow as the government hints at expanding early childhood education and 0-thru-3 care. Expect subsidies.
- 38% of childcare needs are met by parents
- 30% of childcare needs are met by home-based daycares
- Families pay $300 – $600 per week for childcare