Welland Child Care Operators

Number of Live Births

Trend: Variable

Source: Inpatient discharges [2014], Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH Ontario, Extracted: [May, 2015].

Population Trends

0-4 Years Old

Variable
2,395
2001
2,565
2006
2,465
2011

5-9 Years Old

Decreasing
3,065
2001
2,685
2006
2,570
2011

10-14 Years Old

Variable
3,115
2001
3,175
2006
2,730
2011

All

Increasing
48,402
2001
50,331
2006
50,631
2011

Source: Statistics Canada

Changes in Licensed Spaces By Year

YearInfantToddlerPreschoolJK / SK6 - 12Total
2010 36 125 319 182 310 972
2011 36 125 319 182 310 972
2012 40 130 303 218 340 1031
2013 40 125 250 240 334 989
2014 40 129 250 268 361 1048
2015 40 144 274 300 421 1179

Source: Ministry of Education

Demand vs. Capacity

Number of children in the child care registry vs the number of spaces available.

Child Care Registry



Age GroupRegistered
Infant10
Toddler52
Preschool73
JK-SK16
School Age (6-12)23
Total174

Licensed Child Care Spaces



Age GroupLicensed Spaces
Infant40
Toddler144
Preschool274
JK-SK300
School Age (6-12)421
Total1179

Child care registry data reflects the number of children with an application in the child care registry, but would not include any children who accessed a space directly from the operator without using the registry.

Source: Ministry of Education; Niagara Region's Child Care Registry


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