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Day Care in the US: Market Research Report

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Day Care Market Research Report | NAICS 62441 | May 2015

In decline: High costs and tight state budgets have reduced industry demand

IBISWorld’s Day Care 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
Revenue
$45bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
1,591,768
Businesses
773,043
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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry differ based on the type of company in the industry. Non-employers face fewer barriers to entry, given that there are no significant costs or government regulations that would deter a would-be caretaker. For larger companies, there are medium barriers to entry. Although there is not a significant capital investment involved in building a new establishment, hiring the required to care for children will be a major expense. Additionally, the industry is heavily regulated, and as a result, a new enterprise must obtain permits and comply with other rules in order to operate.

One of the largest barriers for new entrants is the level of regulation in this industry... 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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