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Table 1 Number of children attending LDC and FDC/IHC and number of services

From: Family Day Care and the National Quality Framework: Issues in Improving Quality of Service

  September quarter 2005 June quarter 2010 Changes in percentage
Number of children attending services
LDC 461,626 528,140 14.4
FDC and IHC Data not available 105,380 n/a
Number of services / schemes
LDC 4,751 5,930 24.8
FDC and IHC 408 389 −4.7
  1. Note. From “State of child care in Australia” (DEEWR, 2010a) & “Child care update” (DEEWR, 2011c.)