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Parental payments largest source of income
Parental payments were the largest source of income for the kindergartens in 2002. Parental payments accounted for 47.9 per cent of the gross operating expenditures. The state subsidy constituted 43.6 per cent, while the municipal subsidy was 12.0 per cent. Total 2002 revenues of the kindergartens added up to 108.9 per cent of gross expenditures without investments.
The hourly cost for the age group 0-2 years in an ordinary kindergarten was NOK 51.12, while the corresponding rate for family day-care centres was NOK 33.35. The hourly expenses for three-year-old children were NOK 38.34 and NOK 25.01 respectively. For the age group 4-6 years old the costs were NOK 25.56 and NOK 16.67 respectively.
Highest expenses in Rogaland County
The 2002 figures for ordinary kindergartens show that kindergartens in Rogaland had the highest expenses for the age group 0-2 years, at NOK 53.26 per hour.
Oppland had the lowest costs with NOK 47.21 per hour. Family day-care costs were highest in Nord-Trøndelag and lowest in Buskerud.
- Table 1 Accounts statistics for private kindergartens. Kindergartens, by type of kindergarten, revenue in per cent of gross expenditures and county. 2002
- Table 2 Average hourly cost for places in private kindergartens, by type of kindergarten, groups of age and county. 2002. NOK
- Table 3 Private ordinary kindergartens. Monthly costs for a place in kindergarten by hours of attendance per week and different age groups. County. 2002. NOK
- Table 4 Private family day-care centres. Monthly costs for a place in kindergarten by hours of attendance per week and different age groups, by county. 2002. NOK