Official Statistics

Effective family-based child maintenance arrangements: preliminary estimates, June 2015

Children benefiting from effective family-based child maintenance arrangements after contact with the Child Maintenance Options service.



This publication provides data on numbers and percentages of effective family-based arrangements made by separated parents after contact with the Child Maintenance Options service.

This release provides quarterly preliminary estimates of the number of arrangements in place at the end of June 2015.

We publish quarterly preliminary estimates and an annual publication containing revised figures.

We’ve developed the statistics using guidelines set out by the UK Statistics Authority. We’ve labelled them as experimental statistics while they are being evaluated.

Published 24 November 2015
Last updated 24 February 2016 + show all updates
  1. Changes made to methodology resulting in revisions to data on pages 1, 3, 4 (table), 7 (table 1) and 8 (table 2).
  2. First published.