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Fact sheet: Subsidised childcare for all

The introduction of quality, affordable childcare is a key reason so many women are in paid employment in the Nordic countries.

Subsidised childcare for all

A distinctive feature of Nordic childcare is that it is available to all children – regardless of family structure, finances and parents’ employment. Childcare in the Nordic region is provided by welltrained staff and characterised by highly professional care and learning Environments.

Updated 6 November 2019