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Statistics Publication Notice: Education and Training Series: Pre-School and Childcare Statistics 2010

Statistics on Pre-School and Childcare


Table 18: Number and proportion of centres using unpaid volunteers who work directly with children, January 2008 - January 2010

January 2008

January 2009

January 2010

Centres using unpaid volunteers

Number using unpaid volunteers

1,071

1,107

1,193

Number of responding centres

3,659

3,469

3,633

Percentage of responding centres

29.3

31.9

32.8

Notes:

In January 2008, 608 centres did not complete the full census form and as such did not provide information as to whether they used unpaid volunteers. Therefore, the results shown here, and the percentage calculated, are based on those centres who completed the full census form only.

In January 2009, 650 centres did not complete the full census form and as such did not provide information as to whether they used unpaid volunteers. Therefore, the results shown here, and the percentage calculated, are based on those centres who completed the full census form only

In January 2010, 423 centres did not complete the full census form and as such did not provide information as to whether they used unpaid volunteers. Therefore, the results shown here, and the percentage calculated, are based on those centres who completed the full census form only

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