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Who's Minding the Kids? Child Care Arrangements and Payments, Lynda Laughlin, U.S. Census Bureau

Friday, May 3, 2013 at 9:15 a.m. EDT

Lynda Laughin, family demographer for the Social, Economic and Housing Characteristics Division at the U.S. Census Bureau, discusses statistics about Child Care Arrangements and Payments.

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Biography: Lynda Laughlin


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Who's Minding the Kids? Child Care Arrangements and Payments [PDF]
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Child Care in the United States [PDF]
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Percent of Employed Women by Age of Children [PDF]
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Percent of Children Ages 3 - 6 Enrolled in Nursery School by Labor Force Status of Mother [PDF]
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Primary Child Care Arrangements of Preschoolers (Age 0-4) [PDF]
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Preschoolers of Employed Mothers Spend More Time in Child Care [PDF]
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Families' Average Weekly Child Care Payments [PDF]
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The Percent of Families Paying for Child Care Declined While the Percent of Family Income Spent on Child Care has Stayed Constant [PDF]
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Families in Poverty Spend a Greater Proportion of Monthly Income on Child Care [PDF]
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Families with Children Under 5 Pay More for Child Care
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Families with an Employed Mother Pay More for Child Care than Families with a Non-Employed Mother
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Married Mothers Pay More for Child Care than Unmarried Mothers
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Mothers with a College Degree Pay More for Child Care
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Families Below Poverty Are More Likely to Receive Government Assistance to Pay for Child Care
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Older Children are More Likely to be in Self-Care
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Self-Care Declined Among Gradeschoolers with a Single Employed Parent

Sources of Information:
Who's Minding the Kids, Child Care Arrangements Spring 2011
Detailed Tables

News Release:
Child Care Costs on the Upswing, Census Bureau Reports

Additional Information:
Previous C-Span Segment on Childcare
Child Care Homepage  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | | Last Revised: June 14, 2013