Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special
focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their
performance. Report contents include:
Sample report is available online.
Inside Child Care: Trend Report
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Examines the developing issues and trends in the early childhood field: demographics (demand and quantity vs.
quality, fees, and purchasing practices); providers (for profit, non profit, school-age, employer, public school,
campus, and church); programs (environments, diversity, brain research, cultural differences, violence, and
community); and professional developments (center size and performance, legal issues, child abuse, and more).
Child Care Services
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and
operations, recent news and developments, business challenges, issues, trends, and opportunities, and
include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
Sample report is available online.
Entrepreneur Magazine Business Startup Kits
How To Offer Child Care Services
Free startup kit provides an overview of the child care industry and key factors to be considered in starting
Entrepreneur Magazine Business Startup Guides
Child Care Service
Startup guide provides an overview of the industry and takes users through the various aspects of starting a
business and running it successfully.
IRS Audit Technique Guides
Child Care Provider
IRS audit guide contents include an overview of the industry and its business practices with primary focus on
accounting and tax issues. Publication is available free online.
Industry Financial Ratios
Child Day Care Services
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Five-year comparative financial statement analysis includes income statements with expense detail, balance
sheets, cash flow analysis, and key financial and operating ratios, with detailed benchmarking data available
by sales size range on a national, state, and metropolitan area level.
Sample reports are available online.
Center for the Child Care Workforce
Child Care Research and Workforce Data
Data includes information on average center-based salaries in all 50 states compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor
Statistics; more detailed information from state and local surveys of centers and family child care providers
conducted by CCW and others. Available free online.
Child Welfare League of America
Salary data for more than 21 job categories by region, agency income and agency type, and reports on salary
trends in the field since 1981. It also compares salaries in similar positions among statewide public agencies,
county and city public agencies, and private voluntary agencies.
Small Business Valuation Formula Multiples
Child Day Care Centers
Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based business valuation multiples for small businesses in more than 200 industries.
Valuation multiples are derived from actual business sales transactions as reported by BIZCOMPS®, with the primary
focus on small companies priced at less than $1 million.
BVR Business Valuation Guides and Books
BVR's Industry Transaction & Profile Annual Report on Child Day Care Centers
Annual publication includes an industry profile, five-year financial analysis, pricing rules of thumb, and actual
deal data from sales transactions. Table of contents containing additional descriptive information and identifying
data sources can be viewed free online.
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