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Services | Enrolments | Staff

The following information is based on the Early Childhood Education and Care Service Census collected by the department. For Australian Bureau of Statistics figures, refer to 4240.0 Preschool Education, Australia.

Services

Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services are provided to children aged 0 to 12 in the forms of:

  • long day care
  • kindergarten
  • limited hours care/occasional care
  • pre-prep
  • eKindy
  • outside school hours care
  • family day care
  • vacation care access

The department also provides special education programs to a small number of children with disabilities around the state.

Service information

2016

2016 - Service Information (PDF, 303KB) (XLSX, 562KB) (CSV, 1KB)

2015

2015 - Service Information (PDF, 294KB) (XLSX, 543KB) (CSV, 1KB)

2014

2014 - Service Information (PDF, 101KB) (XLSX, 339KB) (CSV, 1KB)

2013

2013 -​ Service Information (PDF, 99KB) (XLSX, 494KB) (CSV, 1KB)

Enrolments

The department collects enrolment information by Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) service provider type. This information is available by age of children enrolled at the time of the Early Childhood Education and Care Service Census.

Information is also available by Indigenous status, disability and non-English speaking background (NESB).

Children enrolled at services (by DET region)

2016

2016 - Indigenous children (PDF, 107KB)(XLSX, 152KB)
2016 - Children with disabilities (PDF, 108KB)(XLSX, 182KB)
2016 - Children from non-English speaking backgrounds (PDF, 110KB)(XLSX, 182KB)
2016 - All enrolments (PDF, 321KB) (CSV, 1KB)

2015

2015 - Indigenous children (PDF, 294KB)(XLSX, 153KB)
2015 - Children with disabilities (PDF, 287KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2015 - Children from non-English speaking backgrounds (PDF, 288KB)(XLSX, 182KB)
2015 - All enrolments (PDF, 303KB)(XLSX, 698KB)(CSV, 1KB)

2014

2014 - Indigenous children (PDF, 95KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2014 - Children with disabilities (PDF, 95KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2014 - Children from non-English speaking backgrounds (PDF, 96KB)(XLSX, 182KB)
2014 - All enrolments (PDF, 227KB)(XLSX, 669KB)(CSV, 1KB)

2013

2013 - Indigenous children (PDF, 93KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2013 - Children with disabilities (PDF, 93KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2013 - Children from non-English speaking backgrounds (PDF, 94KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2013 - All enrolments (PDF, 223KB)(XLSX, 738KB)(CSV, 1KB)

Children enrolled at services (by service type)

2016

2016 - Indigenous children (PDF, 110KB)(XLSX, 158KB)
2016 - Children with disabilities (PDF, 89KB)(XLSX, 162KB)
2016 - Children from non-English speaking backgrounds (PDF, 112KB)(XLSX, 160KB)
2016 - All enrolments (PDF, 324KB) (CSV, 1KB) 

2015

2015 - Indigenous children (PDF, 256KB)(XLSX, 158KB)
2015 - Children with disabilities (PDF, 260KB)(XLSX, 165KB)
2015 - Children from non-English speaking backgrounds (PDF, 255KB)(XLSX, 160KB)
2015 - All enrolments (PDF, 239KB)(XLSX, 690KB)(CSV, 1KB)

2014

2014 - Indigenous children (PDF, 94KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2014 - Children with disabilities (PDF, 94KB)(XLSX, 184KB)
2014 - Children from non-English speaking backgrounds (PDF, 95KB)(XLSX, 184KB)
2014 - All enrolments (PDF, 224KB)(XLSX, 675KB)(CSV, 1KB)

2013

2013 - Indigenous children (PDF, 94KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2013 - Children with disabilities (PDF, 94KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2013 - Children from non-English speaking backgrounds (PDF, 99KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2013 - All enrolments (PDF, 223KB)(XLSX, 743KB)(CSV, 1KB)

Staff

The department collects information in regards to staff employed in the early childhood education and care sector. Information is available by departmental region and type of service delivering care.

ECEC staff (by DET region)

2016

2016 - Staff by position (PDF, 110KB)(XLSX, 171KB)
2016 - Staff by qualification completed (PDF, 236KB)(XLSX, 184KB)
2016 - Staff by qualification studying (PDF, 97KB)(XLSX, 184KB)

2015

2015 - Staff by position (PDF, 304KB)(XLSX, 171KB)
2015 - Staff by qualification completed (PDF, 325KB)(XLSX, 184KB)
2015 - Staff by qualification studying (PDF, 324KB)(XLSX, 184KB)

2014

2014 - Staff by position (PDF, 97KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2014 - Staff by qualification completed (PDF, 95KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2014 - Staff by qualification studying (PDF, 95KB)(XLSX, 183KB)

2013

2013 - Staff by position (PDF, 96KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2013 - Staff by qualification completed (PDF, 95KB)(XLSX, 182KB)
2013 - Staff by qualification studying (PDF, 99KB)(XLSX, 183KB)

ECEC staff (by type of service)

2016

2016 - Staff by position (PDF, 112KB)(XLSX, 169KB)
2016 - Staff by qualification completed (PDF, 109KB)(XLSX, 159KB)
2016 - Staff by qualification studying (PDF, 110KB)(XLSX, 154KB)

2015

2015 - Staff by position (PDF, 247KB)(XLSX, 169KB)
2015 - Staff by qualification completed (PDF, 259KB)(XLSX, 159KB)
2015 - Staff by qualification studying (PDF, 255KB)(XLSX, 154KB)

2014

2014 - Staff by position (PDF, 97KB)(XLSX, 182KB)
2014 - Staff by qualification completed (PDF, 96KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2014 - Staff by qualification studying (PDF, 96KB)(XLSX, 173KB)

2013

2013 - Staff by position (PDF, 97KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2013 - Staff by qualification completed (PDF, 96KB)(XLSX, 183KB)
2013 - Staff by qualification studying (PDF, 95KB)(XLSX, 182KB)

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Last updated
14 December 2017