Day Care in the US: Market Research Report

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Day Care Market Research Report | NAICS 62441 | Sep 2015

Under pressure: High costs and budgetary concerns will limit industry growth

The Day Care market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The economic recovery will greatly benefit the Day Care industry. As parents and guardians, particularly females, rejoin the workforce, demand for day care services will grow. Additionally, expected increases in disposable income will allow families to spend more on child care, including high-value services such as early education programs. One key area of growth for the industry is employer-sponsored child care services, which will become increasingly important as companies ramp up their efforts to attract and retain staff... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

This industry provides essential services to working families. It provides day care for children under age five, while also offering preschool instruction that prepares them for kindergarten. Over the 1990s and early 2000s, demand for private day-care centers was strong, due to more parents entering the workforce. However, demand has since been tempered, first by the recession then by slow recovery in disposable income. Government funds have also dried up as state budgets tightened, while day-care costs have continued to rise. As a result, industry revenue has grown only slowly, rising at a mere 0.5% per year on average in the five years to 2015, to $48.0 billion... purchase to read more


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What is the Day Care Industry?

Industry operators provide day-care services for children, primarily those under the age of five. Industry operators may also run preschool programs that prepare three and four year olds for kindergarten. However, kindergarten education is excluded from industry services, as are in-home nanny services.

Industry Products
Child day-care servicesPreschool programsGovernment contributionsOther services and receipts
Industry Activities
Providing child and infant day careProviding preschool programs

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