Latest Child Care Subsidy data now available

We’ve published data about the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) in the December quarter 2023.

Each quarter we issue a summary report about CCS-approved care in Australia. The report includes data on child care usage, services, fees and subsidies in Australia.

Key findings from the December quarter 2023 include:

  • 1,419,380 children from 998,760 families used CCS-approved care
  • 14,584 CCS-approved services operated during the quarter
  • on average, children attended 27 hours of care per week
  • the average hourly fee was $12.35
  • the Australian Government paid $3.54 billion in subsidies.

Go to the December quarter 2023 report.