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Child expenditure table

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 2016 average weekly earnings.

Age group: All children aged 12 and under

Income range 1 child 2 children 3 or more children
$0.00 to $29,095 17 cents for each dollar 24 cents for each dollar 27 cents for each dollar
$29,096 to $58,189 $4,946 plus 15 cents for each dollar over $29,095 $6,983 plus 23 cents for each dollar over $29,095 $7,856 plus 26 cents for each dollar over $29,095
$58,190 to $87,284 $9,310 plus 12 cents for each dollar over $58,189 $13,675 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $58,189 $15,420 plus 25 cents for each dollar over $58,189
$87,285 to $116,378 $12,801 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $87,284 $19,494 plus 18 cents for each dollar over $87,284 $22,694 plus 24 cents for each dollar over $87,284
$116,379 to $145,473 $15,710 plus 7 cents for each dollar over $116,378 $24,731 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $116,378 $29,677 plus 18 cents for each dollar over $116,378
$145,474 and over $17,747 $27,640 $34,914

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 $29,095 23 cents for each dollar 29 cents for each dollar 32 cents for each dollar
$29,096 to $58,189 $6,692 plus 22 cents for each dollar over $29,095 $8,438 plus 28 cents for each dollar over $29,095 $9,310 plus 31 cents for each dollar over $29,095
$58,190 to $87,284 $13,093 plus 12 cents for each dollar over $58,189 $16,584 plus 25 cents for each dollar over $58,189 $18,329 plus 30 cents for each dollar over $58,189
$87,285 to $116,378 $16,584 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $87,284 $23,858 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $87,284 $27,057 plus 29 cents for each dollar over $87,284
$116,379 to $145,473 $19,493 plus 9 cents for each dollar over $116,378 $29,677 plus 13 cents for each dollar over $116,378 $35,494 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $116,378
$145,474  and over $22,112 $33,459 $41,313

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 $29,095 26.5 cents for each dollar 29.5 cents for each dollar
$29,096 to $58,189 $7,710 plus 25.5 cents for each dollar over $29,095 $8,583 plus 28.5 cents for each dollar over $29,095
$58,190 to $87,284 $15,129 plus 22.5 cents for each dollar over $58,189 $16,875 plus 27.5 cents for each dollar over $58,189
$87,285 to $116,378 $21,675 plus 19 cents for each dollar over $87,284 $24,876 plus 26.5 cents for each dollar over $87,284
$116,379 to $145,473 $27,203 plus 11.5 cents for each dollar over $116,378 $32,586 plus 19 cents for each dollar over $116,378
$145,474  and over $30,549 $38,114