This publication presents the 2012 to 2013 results for the family stability indicator and compares them to the baseline set out in Social Justice: transforming lives – one year on.
The family stability indicator measures:
- the percentage of all children who are not living with both their birth parents, by age of child
- the percentage of children in low income households not living with both parents compared to the percentage of children in middle to higher income households
- the percentage of children living with both birth parents where the parents report happiness or unhappiness in their relationship
Revisions to early waves of data in Understanding Society (USoc)
Understanding Society (USoc) have made revisions to the early waves of data. Therefore, figures for the earlier waves of data (2010 to 2011 and 2011 to 2012) that appeared in our earlier publications have been recalculated. Results for 2012 to 2013 in this publication should not be compared with figures available from our previous publications.
For further details refer to UK Data Archive SN 6614 - Understanding Society.