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Child Day-Care Centres in the UK: Market Research Report

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Child Day-Care Centres Market Research Report | SIC Q88.910 | Dec 2016

Playing it safe: Industry revenue is set to expand with the help of government schemes

IBISWorld’s Child Day-Care Centres market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry operators provide childcare services, primarily to children aged 12 and under. The industry is fragmented, with no players enjoying a market share of over 5%. The industry is anticipated to have grown over the past five years. Although relatively high levels of unemployment at the start of the period negatively influenced demand for industry services, the rise in childcare prices allowed revenue to grow during each of the past five years. An increasing number of children aged 12 and under and government schemes to support parents' ability to pay for childcare also contributed positively. As a result, revenue is projected to increase at a compound annual rate of 3.8% over the five years through 2016-17.

In 2016-17, revenue is anticipated to expand by 4.1% to £3.6... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Most childcare is provided during working hours. The absence of any educational structure other than community playgroups for children under the age of four means there is high demand for full-day care options for those in this age group.

Dedicated day-care centres

Dedicated day-care centres in their various forms account for the lion's share of industry revenue. They encompass full-day care centres, full-day care centres in children's centres and sessional day-care centres, also known playgroups or pre-school playgroups. Between them, dedicated day-care centres are expected to generate 58.5% of total industry revenue.

Full child day-care centres look after children under eight for a continuous period of four hours or more in any day on non-domestic premises. Tho.. purchase to read more


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What is the Child Day-Care Centres Industry?

Companies in this industry provide childcare, mostly to children under the age of 12. This can come in the form of full-day care, occasional care, after-school care or holiday care. Childcare is increasingly supplementing education and holiday care as parents work longer hours. The industry does not cover early-years education or welfare-based social care for children.

Industry Products
Full-day care centresSessional day-care centresFull-day care in children's centresAfter-school clubsHoliday clubs
Industry Activities
Providing full-day childcareCaring for children during school holidaysOperating nurseriesCaring for children before and after school

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