Parent-child contact after separation source data

Source data for Family Facts & Figures: Parent child contact after separation

Face-to-face parent-child contact

Children aged 0-17 who had a natural parent living elsewhere: Frequency of face-to-face contact between parent-child (2012-13). Data shown in table below.

Data table - Children aged 0-17 who had a natural parent living elsewhere: Frequency of face-to-face contact between parent-child (ABS 2012-13)
Frequency of contact %

Note: Excludes children with no information of frequency of face-to-face contact with natural parent living elsewhere.
Source: ABS (2015), Family characteristics survey, 2012-13, Catalogue no. 4442.0

Daily/weekly 31.0
Fortnightly 18.8
Monthly 6.1
Once every 3-12 months 15.9
Less than once a year/never 28.2
Total 100.0

Children with a natural parent living elsewhere: Frequency of face-to-face contact between parent-child by children's age (ABS 2012-13). Data shown in table below.

Data table - Frequency of face-to-face contact between parents living elsewhere and children by age of children, (ABS 2012-13)
Frequency of contact Children's age (years)
  0-4
(%)
5-9
(%)
10-14
(%)
15-17
(%)

Note: Excludes children with no information of frequency of facto-to-face contact with natural parenting living elsewhere.
Source: ABS (2011) Family characteristics survey, 2012-13, Catalogue no. 4442.0

Daily/weekly 41.5 36.9 26.9 24.9
Fortnightly 20.8 19.6 19.9 15.1
Monthly 7.5 5.0 7.0 6.5
Once every 3-12 months 7.5 14.6 16.7 19.6
Less than once a year/never 22.6 23.8 29.5 33.9
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Overnight stays with non-resident parent

 Children aged 0-17 who had a natural parent living elsewhere: Proportion of nights per year spent with natural parent living elsewhere (2012-13). Data shown in table below.

Data table - Children aged 0-17 who had a natural parent living elsewhere: Proportion of nights per year spent with natural parent living elsewhere (2012-13)
Proportion of nights with natural parent living elsewhere %

Note: Excludes children with no information of frequency of face-to-face contact with natural parent living elsewhere.
Source: ABS (2015), Family characteristics survey, 2012-13, Catalogue no. 4442.0

Nil night 50.8
1-9% 16.1
10-19% 15.5
20-29% 6.7
30-49% 5.2
50% or more 5.7
Total 100.0

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