Change Indicator

Licensed child care slots per 100 children, ages 0-5 in Indiana

Licensed child care slots per 100 children, ages 0-5

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definition and Source



The capacity of Licensed Child Care Centers and Homes in the location per 100 children 0-5. Does not include capacity of registered ministries.

Data Source

Capacity Information:
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Bureau of Child Care

Population Information: Puzzanchera, C., Sladky, A. and Kang, W. (2015). "Easy Access to Juvenile Populations: 1990-2014." Online. Available: 

Calculations by the Indiana Youth Institute:  (Capacity/Population)*100


Capacity data is a "snapshot" in time.  These numbers always represent the capacity of facilities in each county during June (the last month) of the respective State Fiscal Year listed.

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Last Updated

May 2019