Total Federal, state and local spending reported for Child Day Care services in 47 States for 1985 was $1,030,154,699. Estimated spending adjusting for administrative and other non-direct costs for all States totaled $1,096,187,184. (These figures represent little change from those contained in the Phase I report.)
The four States with the highest expenditures for Child Day Care services in 1985 were:
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The next five highest States were:
The top nine States account for $770,920 million out of a reported total of $1.096 billion which represents approximately 70% of spending on day care.
The next nine States account for $159,554 million, or 15% of the total national estimated expenditure for Child Day Care. Altogether the top 18 States spend approximately $930,474 million, or 85% of total Federal, State, and local estimated expenditures for Child Day Care.