Parental payments largest source of income
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Accounts for private kindergartens2002



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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.