Early Childhood Observatory

Learn the state of our children.

Sources Used as Reference and Cited

The following agencies and their respective studies or statistics contributed to the Early Childhood Observatory of Puerto Rico*:
  • Puerto Rico Community Survey of the U.S. Census Bureau
  • Longitudinal Data System of the Department of Education
  • Child Abuse Profile of the Institute of Statistics and the Department of Children and Family Services
  • Department of Health
The following Observatories and Researches were consulted for reference:
  • Holistic Early Childhood Development Index, UNESCO
  • Child Trends
  • Children and Adolescent Rights Observatory – El Salvador
  • Children and Adolescent Rights Observatory – Chile
  • Proposal for an indicator system on childhood welfare – Spain
  • World Health Organization
  • Pan American Health Organization

*Disclaimer: Some of the indicators shown include the age groups of 0 to 4, 1 to 4, 3 and 4, under 6, 5 and 6 and 5 to 9. The selection and presentation of the age groups in the indicators was made according to availability, as long as they helped us to present an effective outlook of the conditions for the early childhood population of Puerto Rico.