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Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support

    Estimates the financial support received by custodial parents from noncustodial parents on behalf of their children. The population represented is the noninstitutionalized population of the United States and child support payments refer to those made in the calendar year prior to interview. There were major changes made to the April CPS starting with the April 1994 CPS. Therefore, one may not easily compare 1993 or later child support data to earlier data (1991 and earlier).

    Current Population Survey (CPS)
      Support Providers

        Estimates the financial support provided to persons living in other households. The monetary support is primarily for the support of children, but also includes the support paid for other nonhousehold members such as the support for parents, other relatives, or nonrelatives. The population represented is the noninstitutionalized population of the United States and financial support payments refer to those made in the 12 months prior to interview.

        Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)

          2010 Data (SIPP 2008 Panel)
          Detailed Tables: Support Providers: 2010

          2005 Data (SIPP 2004 Panel)
          Detailed Tables: Support Providers: 2005

          2002 Data (SIPP 2001 Panel)
          Report: Support Providers: 2002

          Brief Reports


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          Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Child Support |  Last Revised: 2013-11-20T09:26:54.95-05:00