Government's role in early childhood development
Table 2

Over the next decade, how much should government spend to provide health and literacy education programs for at-risk children prior to kindergarten relative to its current spending on these programs?

 
 

Nothing

Less
Same
Somewhat
More
Much
More
Number of Responses
Overall
5%
10%
39%
31%
13%
624
By Geographical Area

  Metro

6%
11%
35%
32%
16%
312
  Non-metro
5%
10%
43%
31%
11%
304
By Establishment Size

  Small (20-99)

8%
13%
33%
32%
14%
311
  Medium 100-499)
4%
 8%
42%
31%
15%
255
  Large (500 and over)
0%
 6%
60%
28%
 6%
 50
By Industry Sector
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing
3%
 8%
39%
42%
 8%
 36
  Non-durable manufacturing
5%
 8%
34%
42%
10%
 59
  Durable manufacturing
6%
13%
46%
26%
 8%
 95
  Transportation, communications
   and utilities
7%
14%
36%
25%
18%
 28
  Trade
6%
13%
40%
27%
13%
179
  Finance, insurance
  and real estate
4%
 7%
44%
38%
 7%
 45
  Services
6%
 8%
42%
39%
 6%
142
  Government
0%
17%
33%
17%
33%
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