An estimated 1,376,470 million Australian children and 986,000 families attend childcare in Australia. Needless to say that the demand for childcare in recent years are high and there is no sign that the demand will dwindle anytime soon.

Such is the case that as of this year, around 13,138 childcare services are looking to employ trained professionals to help take care of children in a way that helps them reach their full potential during their developmental years.

In the following infographic, courtesy of Academia, it is clear that formal childcare is now quickly taking over the importance that informal childcare used to have.

Childcare in Australia: Facts and Figures

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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