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Information on types of childcare and ease of access, number of hours childcare used, reasons for not using childcare, and provision of childcare in Welsh for April 2018 to March 2019.

Main points

  • 48% of parents with children aged 0 to 14 arranged childcare so that they could work, study or go on training.
  • The most common reason why parents of children aged 0 to 14 didn’t use childcare was that one parent is always around (73%).
  • 31% of parents with pre-school age children said the formal childcare they used was entirely or mainly in Welsh or an equal mix of Welsh and English.


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