U.S. CHILD SUPPORT STATISTICS

Every few years, the U.S. Census Bureau releases a report titled Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support.  Here is some information from 2016.

  • 32.9 billion dollars in child support was owed during the year 2013.
  • The average child support is $500.00 a month.
  • Only 68.5 % of that money was received.
  • 25.9 % received none of the child support money due.
  • 31.4 % of single fathers were awarded child support during the same year.baby-reading
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