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FY2002 and FY2003 Annual Report - Table 2

Office of Child Support Enforcement

Published: December 1, 2003
Table 2: Statistical Overview, FY 2002 and FY 2003
  2002 2003 Percent or Percentage Point Change 2002 - 2003
TOTAL IV-D CASELOAD 1 16,065,728 15,923,353 -0.9%
Current Assistance 2,806,829 2,759,291 -1.7%
Former Assistance 7,376,953 7,371,641 -0.1%
Never Assistance 5,881,946 5,792,421 -1.5%
CASES OPEN (line 1) 16,018,228 15,873,322 -0.9%
Current Assistance 2,790,992 2,743,460 -1.7%
Former Assistance 7,351,724 7,346,247 -0.1%
Never Assistance 5,875,512 5,783,615 -1.6%
CASES WITH NO JURISDICTION (line 3) 47,500 50,031 5.3%
Current Assistance 15,837 15,831 -0.0%
Former Assistance 25,229 25,394 0.7%
Never Assistance 6,434 8,806 36.9%
NUMBER OF CHILDREN 17,869,516 17,595,222 -1.5%
TOTAL CASES WITH COLLECTIONS 7,819,434 7,982,311 2.1%
Current Assistance 806,207 804,450 -0.2%
Former Assistance 3,768,001 3,817,797 1.3%
Never Assistance 3,245,226 3,360,064 3.5%
TOTAL PERCENTAGE OF CASES WITH COLLECTIONS 48.8 50.3 1.5
Current Assistance 28.9 29.3 0.4
Former Assistance 51.3 52.0 0.7
Never Assistance 55.2 58.1 2.9
TOTAL CASES WITH ORDERS ESTABLISHED 11,275,601 11,471,374 1.7%
Current Assistance 1,399,357 1,402,186 0.2%
Former Assistance 5,642,834 5,769,503 2.2%
Never Assistance 4,233,410 4,299,685 1.6%
TOTAL PERCENTAGE OF CASES WITH ORDERS ESTABLISHED 70.4 72.3 1.9
Current Assistance 50.1 51.1 1.0
Former Assistance 76.8 78.5 1.7
Never Assistance 72.1 74.3 2.2
TOTAL PERCENTAGE OF CASES WITH COLLECTIONS TO CASES WITH ORDERS ESTABLISHED 69.3 69.6 0.3
Current Assistance 57.6 57.4 -0.2
Former Assistance 66.8 66.2 -0.6
Never Assistance 76.7 78.1 1.4
TOTAL PATERNITIES ESTABLISHED OR ACKNOWLEDGED 1,527,103 1,524,569 -0.2%
IV-D Paternities Established or Acknowledged 2 697,115 662,526 -5.0%
State In-Hospital and Other Paternities Acknowledged 3 829,988 862,043 3.9%
TOTAL SUPPORT ORDERS ESTABLISHED 1,220,034 1,161,206 -4.8%
Current Assistance 248,285 235,284 -5.2%
Former Assistance 441,668 409,378 -7.3%
Never Assistance 530,081 516,544 -2.6%
FULL TIME EQUIVALENT STAFF 61,797 60,756 -1.7%
Source: Form OCSE-157.
1 Total IV-D caseload combines lines 1 (cases open) and 3 (cases with no jurisdiction).
2 IV-D paternities established or acknowledged for the current year are reported on line 16.
3 State paternity acknowledgements include an unknown number of acknowledgements for children in the IV-D caseload and are reported on line 10.