Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
IBISWorld research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts for over
700 industries, 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.
Child Welfare League Of America
Standards of Excellence for Child Day Care Services
Guide for Establishing and Operating Day Care Centers for Young Children
Publications cover standards and practices of day care centers.
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 industry 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 a business.
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 statements, and key financial and operating ratios, with detailed analysis
available by sales size range on a national, state, and metropolitan area level. Sample reports are
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
Report 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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Private Company Sales Transactions
Pratt's Stats® | BIZCOMPS®
Free "Visitor Search" allows users to search private company sales transactions by business description for comparable business sale transaction data, including revenue, earnings, and EBITDA multiples.