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Analyze This Data Blog

The Analyze This data blog provides in-depth analysis of child support data to inform child support professionals and other stakeholders about national child support trends.

Analyze This Data Blog

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TANF Arrears Continue to Decline

October 18, 2019

This blog examines how TANF arrears have changed over time

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2017 IV-D Collections per Case: How Do They Vary by Case Type?

February 12, 2019

Examines IV-D collections per case and variations between former, current, and never assistance case types

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Exploring Trends in Child Support Expenditures

January 22, 2019

Explores trends in total child support expenditures over a 7-year period

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2016 Characteristics of Families Served by the IV-D Program

December 4, 2018

Describes custodial families served by the IV-D program using 2016 Census Survey results

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Do Parents Who Owe the Most Child Support Debt Have Reported Income?

July 31, 2018

Looks at whether parents with large child support arrears have the potential ability to pay

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Why Has the Percent of Zero Orders Increased Among Current Assistance Cases?

June 13, 2018

Explores the increase in child support orders that do not have a dollar amount

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Trends in Child Support Debt Amounts

March 15, 2018

Highlights trends in child support arrears as a follow up to "Who Owes the Child Support Debt?"

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The Child Support Program Provides More Support to Families in 2016

December 1, 2017

Takes a closer look at the 2016 infographic, which highlights the successes of the child support program in the areas of collections, caseload, and cost-effectiveness

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Who Owes the Child Support Debt?

September 15, 2017

Provides an analysis of the number of debtors who owe child support and the amount of arrears owed

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Child Support Funding: 2008-2016

May 2, 2017

Discusses funding for child support programs, including Federal Financial Participation and performance-based incentives paid to states


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