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Child expenditure table - for 2019 child support year

The income ranges are based on average weekly earnings for the June quarter of the previous child support year. We use the average weekly earnings provided by Statistics New Zealand to create an annual figure.

The tables below are based on the June 2017 average weekly earnings.

Previous year's child expenditure table

Age group: All children aged 12 and under

Income range 1 child 2 children 3 or more children
$0.00 to $29,681 17 cents for each dollar 24 cents for each dollar 27 cents for each dollar
$29,682 to $59,363 $5,046 plus 15 cents for each dollar over $29,681 $7,123 plus 23 cents for each dollar over $29,681 $8,104 plus 26 cents for each dollar over $29,681
$59,364 to $89,044 $9,498 plus 12 cents for each dollar over $59,363 $13,950 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $59,363 $15,731 plus 25 cents for each dollar over $59,363
$89,045 to $118,725 $13,060 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $89,044 $19,866 plus 18 cents for each dollar over $89,044 $23,151 plus 24 cents for each dollar over $89,044
$118,726 to $148,407 $16,028 plus 7 cents for each dollar over $118,725 $25,229 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $118,725 $30,274 plus 18 cents for each dollar over $118,725
$148,408 and over $18,106 $28,197 $35,617

Age group: All children, or the oldest 3, are aged 13 and over

Income range 1 child 2 children 3 or more children
$0.00 to $29,681 23 cents for each dollar 29 cents for each dollar 32 cents for each dollar
$29,682 to $59,363 $6,827 plus 22 cents for each dollar over $29,681 $8,607 plus 28 cents for each dollar over $29,681 $9,498 plus 31 cents for each dollar over $29,681
$59,364 to $89,044 $13,357 plus 12 cents for each dollar over $59,363 $16,918 plus 25 cents for each dollar over $59,363 $18,699 plus 30 cents for each dollar over $59,363
$89,045 to $118,725 $16,919 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $89,044 $24,338 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $89,044 $27,603 plus 29 cents for each dollar over $89,044
$118,726 to $148,407 $19,887 plus 9 cents for each dollar over $118,725 $30,274 plus 13 cents for each dollar over $118,725 $36,210 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $118,725
$148,408 and over $22,558 $34,133 $42,146

Age group: At least 1 child aged 0 to 12 and 1 or 2 children aged 13 or over

Income range 2 children 3 or more children
$0.00 to $29,681 26.5 cents for each dollar 29.5 cents for each dollar
$29,682 to $59,363 $7,865 plus 25.5 cents for each dollar over $29,681 $8,756 plus 28.5 cents for each dollar over $29,681
$59,364 to $89,044 $15,434 plus 22.5 cents for each dollar over $59,363 $17,215 plus 27.5 cents for each dollar over $59,363
$89,045 to $118,725 $22,112 plus 19 cents for each dollar over $89,044 $25,377 plus 26.5 cents for each dollar over $89,044
$118,726 to $148,407 $27,751 plus 11.5 cents for each dollar over $118,725 $33,242 plus 19 cents for each dollar over $118,725
$148,408 and over $31,164 $38,882