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Statistics and Data

PATCH collects, maintains and reports statistical information related to child care supply and demand, and quality across the state. Information is provided to state government; community planners, policy-makers and human service organizations to help identify and address the needs of Hawaii’s children and families.


  • To collect and maintain accurate, comprehensive and consistent data on child care programs' services, quality, parental demand, access and satisfaction with child care programs.

  • To support the statewide planning and assessment efforts related to child care.

  • To participate in regional, state and national research projects that explore parent's access to care, calculate supply of types of care and correlate the characteristics of child care programs.

How does this information benefit me or my community?
Comprehensive child care data is provided to government agencies and policy-makers to guide funding decisions that shape programs to improve the quality and supply of child care in Hawaii.

Child care keeps Hawaii’s families working. Accurate data drives efforts to address the type, amount and schedules of child care programs to meet the needs of working families. Reliable data helps create consistent, stable, caring environments that meet the needs of all of Hawaii’s children.

Data Reports
The following are data reports available from PATCH.

Hawaii Child Care Capacity (as of June 2014)

Hawaii Average Full-Time Rate (as of June 2014)

State & National Child Care Profile 2014

Requesting Data
PATCH is committed to making child care data available for the purpose of contributing to research, providing services to child care professionals and forging new partnerships with other organizations to improve the lives of children and families.

To request information please complete our Data Request Form. The form may be completed at your computer using Adobe Acrobat or you may download and handwrite the form.

Send your completed forms to PATCH via fax at (808) 839-1799 or email ATTN: Data Request.

If you require additional assistance or have questions please call us at (808) 839-1988.