Kids Count Montana

2023 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The 34th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book looks at child well-being in states and territories across the country. See how Montana stacks up in this new report.

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Montana's Child Care System Needs More Investment to Support Children and Families

Child care is a critical component of a modern and thriving economy. This report outlines how Montana can build a better child care system that works for children, parents, and businesses.

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New County Data Available

Check out these one-page fact sheets for communities across the state for things like health care coverage, child care, education outcomes, and more!

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Montana Children's Health Data Dashboard is Live!

The Montana Children's Health Data Dashboard highlights ten shared measures identified by early childhood health stakeholders. Stakeholders and early childhood coalitions can use these measures to track outcomes and demonstrate the impact of their work.

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Thoughtful, effective policies and programs rely on solid data. Montana KIDS COUNT is dedicated to providing current, relevant, and reliable data to shape the issues affecting Montana children and families.


Montana KIDS COUNT regularly releases research, data-driven publications, and analysis to help keep policymakers, community members, and advocates up-to-date on the issues affecting Montana children and families.


Stay up-to-date with all of the latest announcements, press statements, and news stories about Montana KIDS COUNT and our data-driven work to help children in our state.


Montana KIDS COUNT is often asked to give presentations on the data, deliver testimony, and provide our expertise on policies moving forward. Find links to our presentations and other resources.

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About Us

Montana KIDS COUNT is dedicated to improving the well-being of children in our state. When policy decisions are rooted in data and research, kids grow up in economically secure families, live in resilient communities, and meet developmental, health, and educational milestones.

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