Appendix 2: Early childhood services in this evaluation

Data for this evaluation was gathered from 374 services reviewed in Terms 3 and 4, 2013. Table 1 shows the types of services in this sample.

Table 1: Service types

Service type 1

Number of services in sample

Percentage of services in sample

National percentage of services as at 17/01/2014

Kindergarten

67

18

17

Playcentre

82

22

12

Education and Care Service

193

52

61

Home-based Education and Care Network

32

8

10

Total

374

100

100

This sample is not representative of national figures. Playcentres are over-represented, and education and care services are under-represented. These differences are statistically significant. 2