Proportion of state subsidies fell
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Accounts for private kindergartens2007



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Proportion of state subsidies fell

State subsidies for private kindergartens fell by 5 percentage points compared to last year. In 2007 state subsidies amounted to 61 per cent of gross operating expenditures, compared with 66 per cent in 2006.

In addition, the proportion of parental payment of all costs in private kindergartens also decreased in 2007, while the municipal subsidies increased slightly.

Hourly costs increased

The hourly cost for 0-2 year-olds in ordinary kindergartens was NOK 68.14, up from 61.48 in 2006, The corresponding rate for family day-care centers was NOK 45.53 in 2007. Hourly costs for 3 year-olds were NOK 51.11 and NOK 34.15 respectively. For 4-6 year-olds the cost war NOK 34.07 and NOK 22.77.

Lowest costs in Telemark

The 2007 figures for ordinary kindergartens show that kindergartens in Telemark had the lowest costs Monthly costs for 0-2 year-olds in Telemark was NOK 11 500. Family day-care costs were lowest in Sør-Trøndelag with NOK 5 800 and highest in Møre og Romsdal with NOK 10 300.