Parents' use of child care services and differences in use by mothers' employment status

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Using the 2017 General Social Survey on Families, this article provides a profile of non-parental child care among Canadian families. It examines parents' use of child care, including the types of child care arrangements used by parents, the cost of care, the reasons for selecting a type of child care, as well as reasons for not using child care. The article also looks at the characteristics of mothers' employment.

Issue Number: 2021001
Author(s): Heidinger, Loanna; Findlay, Leanne; Zhang, Shary Xinyu; Garner, Rochelle
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