Children in preschools in Sweden 2012-2021
Number of preschools
Though the number of children attending preschool in Sweden increased over most of the period, the number of preschools followed a different pattern. In 2021, there were less than 9,500 preschools in Sweden.
Four-year old children were the largest group
In 2020, preschool attendance was highest among children who were four years old followed by the five-year-old children. That year, nearly 120,000 children aged four years attended preschools in Sweden.