4240.0 - Preschool Education, Australia, 2017 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/02/2018   
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The Preschool Education, Australia 2017 is an annual product containing counts of children enrolled in and attending a preschool program.

Infographic of Preschool Education, Australia, 2017 highlights on whiteboard

In 2017:

    • There were 339,243 children aged 4 or 5 enrolled in a preschool program
    • 56,564 of children were enrolled in Government preschools, 86,652 in Non-government preschools and 168,049 in Long day care centres
    • 95% of children were enrolled for 15 hours + per week
    • Increase of 11.6% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children attending 15 hours + per week

For details see Expanded Key Findings.