Change Indicator

Percent access to child care in Oregon

Percent access to child care

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Definition and Source



Percentage of access to a child care slot, based on estimated supply of child care as a proportion of the child population ages birth to 12.


Data Source

Oregon State University, Oregon Child Care Research Partnership, Oregon Child Care Market Price Study (2020) [Report]


Types of child care providers included as available slots include Certified Centers, Certified Family (Large Home-Based), Registered Family (Small Home-Based), Exempt Centers, and Exempt Family Providers; they do not include part-time recorded preschool and school age programs.

Last Updated

September 2022