Detailed policy and methodology documents relating to the Child Support Agency quarterly summary of statistics published prior to December 2013.
DWP complies with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics and supporting principles published by the UK Statistics Authority.
These documents provide detailed policy and methodology relating to CSA Quarterly Summary of Statistics published prior to December 2013.
Different detailed policy and methodology documents are available for statistics published after December 2013.
Consultation on proposed changes to the Child Support Agency quarterly summary of statistics
We published a consultation on the proposed move to a new methodology. This closed on the 9 July 2013 and a response was published on 19 September 2013.
An earlier consultation was published in 2009 which aimed to review the accessibility and focus of the data, with the aim to aid consideration of how data could be better presented. This is available on the National Archive.