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Frequency of face-to-face parent-child contact by children's age: ABS 2009-10

Children with a natural parent living elsewhere: Frequency of face-to-face contact between parent-child by children's age (ABS 2009-10)

Children with a natural parent living elsewhere:
Frequency of face-to-face contact between parent-child by children's age
(ABS 2009-10)
  Children's age (years)
  0-4
(%)
5-9
(%)
10-14
(%)
15-17
(%)
Daily/weekly 45.7 31.6 26.3 29.6
Fortnightly 17.2 25.9 21.4 13.5
Monthly 5.3 6.8 8.4 8.5
Once every 3-12 months 8.6 11.8 17.1 20.2
Less than once a year/never 23.2 24.0 26.9 28.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Note: reported by resident parents.
Source: ABS (2011) Family Characteristics Australia 2009-10, Catalogue no. 4442.0.

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