National Statistics

Family court statistics quarterly: October to December 2015

A statistical bulletin presenting statistics relating to the family courts.

Documents

Family court tables

Family data

Guide to family court statistics

Details

This report presents the latest statistics on type and volume of cases that are received and processed through the family court system of England and Wales in the fourth quarter of 2015 (October to December).

The material contained within this publication was formerly contained in Court Statistics Quarterly, a publication combining Civil, Family and Criminal court statistics.

Pre-release access list

The following post holders are given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release. Statistical staff who work on the production of the publication are excluded.

Ministry of Justice:

Secretary of State for Justice Assistant Private Secretary to the SoS for Justice Assistant Private Secretary to the SoS for Justice Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Courts and Legal Aid Assistant Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Courts and Legal Aid Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice Assistant Private Secretary to Permanent Secretary Head of Analytical Services Director General of Finance and Public Services Deputy Director, family Justice Chief Press Officer Head of News Press Officers Family Justice Policy lead Special Advisor

Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service:

Director of Civil, Family and Tribunals Deputy Director of Civil and Family HMCTS Chief Executive HMCTS Family Business Improvement Head of Performance, Analysis and Reporting Data Collection, Performance Analysis & Reporting Manager Press Officer

Published 31 March 2016
Last updated 21 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. A data processing error has been identified in the quarterly returns from the Chancery Division of the High Court on contested probate cases affecting data from Q1 2015. Table 22 and a reference on page 28 of the bulletin have been revised to show an annual figure for 2015 of 164 rather than 86 as reported previously.
  2. First published.