London's childcare costs are highest in Britain

Parents pay an average of £133.17 a week for a part-time nursery place for a child under the age of two. Credit: ITN

Childcare costs in London are the highest in Britain, according to the latest survey by the Daycare Trust and the Family and Parenting Institute.

Parents pay £133.17 for a part-time nursery place for children aged under two years old. That's 25 percent more than the national average of £106.38, and 44% more than the North West of England where costs are as low as £92.22 a week.

Average weekly childcare costs by region and nation, 2012-13 Credit: Family and Parenting Institute and Daycare Trust
National and Regional averages. Credit: Family and Parenting Institute and Daycare Trust

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