U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

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Childcare Arrangements* for Children Aged 0-5 Years,** by Poverty Level, 2007

Childcare Arrangements for Children Aged 0-5 Years, by Poverty Level, 2007
Childcare Status Percent of Children
Total <100% FPL 100-199% FPL 200-399% FPL 400% or More FPL

*10 or more hours of childcare per week.

**The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services establishes poverty guidelines for determining financial eligibility for Federal programs; the poverty level for a family of four was $20,650 in 2007.

Source I.7: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Survey of Children’s Health

No Childcare 45.8 57.8 50.7 46.4 32.4
Non-Relative Care 29.1 16.5 20.6 28.4 46.0
Relative Care 14.7 15.9 17.8 15.0 11.0
Both Relative and Non-Relative Care 10.4 9.7 10.9 10.2 10.6

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