Quick Facts

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    Percentage of child support collections that went to families in FY 2013

  • Illustration depicting a dollar bill coming out of the flow to a paycheck

    Percentage of child support collected through income withholding from employee paychecks in FY 2013

  • Illustration of dollar bills

    Amount of child support that state and tribal programs collected in FY 2013

  • Sillouette illustration of military parent and child. Text: 44%

    Of active duty members are parents

    And 43% of Reserve and National Guard members are parents.  See the OCSE trainer guide Working with the Military on Child Support Matters.

  • Illustration of mother and child figures in a house shape. Text: 4X Risk of Poverty

    For 24 million children who live without their biological father in the home

    That's 1 out of 3 children.  See the National Fatherhood Initiative blog to learn more about the Census Bureau’s findings.

  • Illustration of reading glasses. Text: 804,000

    Unmarried grandparents raising a grandchild

    Find the data in the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2011 American Community Survey.

  • Red, white, and blue illustration of text: 10,000 Veterans

    About half the states have more than 10,000 veterans in their child support caseload

    Learn more from the OCSE fact sheet Veterans in the Child Support Caseload.

  • Text: Over 1 Million visits (transparent sillouettes of people in background)

    The number of hits to our website in the past year

    We continue to make enhancements. See the improved Policy page.

  • Text: 72%; illustration of arrows pointing in two directions to dollar bills

    Of total child support collections in FY 2012 were from income withholding

    Income withholding increased by 3 percent, to $22.9 billion. See the OCSE FY 2012 Preliminary Report for details.  

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Quick Facts

    • Illustration of dollars and an arrow pointing to two houses

      Percentage of child support collections that went to families in FY 2013

    • Illustration depicting a dollar bill coming out of the flow to a paycheck

      Percentage of child support collected through income withholding from employee paychecks in FY 2013

    • Illustration of dollar bills

      Amount of child support that state and tribal programs collected in FY 2013

    • Red, white, and blue illustration of text: 10,000 Veterans

      About half the states have more than 10,000 veterans in their child support caseload

      Learn more from the OCSE fact sheet Veterans in the Child Support Caseload.

    • Text: Over 1 Million visits (transparent sillouettes of people in background)

      The number of hits to our website in the past year

      We continue to make enhancements. See the improved Policy page.

    • Text: 72%; illustration of arrows pointing in two directions to dollar bills

      Of total child support collections in FY 2012 were from income withholding

      Income withholding increased by 3 percent, to $22.9 billion. See the OCSE FY 2012 Preliminary Report for details.  

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