Official Statistics

Effective family-based child maintenance arrangements: data to March 2014

Children benefiting from effective family-based child maintenance arrangements after contacting the Child Maintenance (CM) Options service.



This publication provides data on numbers and percentages of effective family-based arrangements made by sepearated parents after contacting the CM Options service. The data covers 2 time periods – effective arrangements made in the financial year 2013 to 2014, and since the creation of CM Options in 2008.

The statistics have been developed using guidelines set out by the UK Statistics Authority, and while they undergo evaluation they are labelled as experimental statistics.