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Child or spousal support payments

Part A - Short definition:

Payments made in 2010 to a former spouse or partner for child and/or spousal support.

Part B - Detailed definition:

Child or spousal support payments paid in 2010 under an agreement to pay a fixed amount on a regular basis to a former spouse or partner, or for a child. This variable excludes all other gifts or transfers of money.

Reported in:

2011

Reported for:

Population aged 15 years and over in private households

Question number(s):

Direct variable: Question 53

Responses:

Dollar value or nil

Remarks:

Introduced in the 2011 NHS, child or spousal support payments were taken into account to help compute the deductions required from after-tax income to obtain Disposable income for the MBM.

Support payments received from a former spouse or partner would be considered income and included in Other money income.

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