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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.

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July 31, 2018

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

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

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June 13, 2018

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

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

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March 15, 2018

Trends in Child Support Debt Amounts

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

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December 1, 2017

The Child Support Program Provides More Support to Families in 2016

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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September 15, 2017

Who Owes the Child Support Debt?

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

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May 2, 2017

Child Support Funding: 2008-2016

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

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March 10, 2017

Child Support Caseload Trends: 1999-2016

Explores why the child support caseload has declined since FY 2010 and provides national and state child support trend reports

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January 26, 2017

2016 Preliminary Child Support Data

Provides a preview of the 2016 national child support data and highlights trends in child support cases, collections, and expenditures

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June 17, 2016

Census Decline vs. IV-D Increase in Child Support Orders

Explains how trends in child support orders differ between Census and OCSE administrative data, as the two sources cover different populations

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