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Effective family-based child maintenance arrangements statistics: background information and methodology

Statistics methodology including the purpose, source, definitions and limitations of the statistics covered.

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Effective family-based child maintenance arrangements statistics: background information and methodology

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The effective family-based child maintenance arrangements statistics allow people to see how many children are benefiting from the arrangements after contacting the Child Maintenance Options service.

Published 3 August 2016
Last updated 31 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Published a revised background and methodology document, updated to support the October release of effective family-based child maintenance arrangements statistics (data to June 2017).
  2. Changed the description of the methodology for calculating the stock of effective family-based arrangements and the number of children benefiting from these.
  3. Added revised effective family-based arrangement background and methodology document with various changes throughout.
  4. Revised effective family-based arrangement background and methodology document with new table on page 4.
  5. First published.