Net costs paid by parents for full-time centre-based childcare, after any benefits designed to reduce the gross childcare fees. Childcare benefits can be received in the form of childcare allowances, tax concessions, fee rebates and increases in other benefit entitlements.
Note: 2021 policies. Family with two children aged 2 and 3. Both adults work full-time at 67% of the average wage. Net costs are displayed as a share of the Average Wage.