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Child support expenditure tables for 2019

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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 2018 average weekly earnings.

All children 12 and under

Income Range 1 child 2 children 3 or more children
$0.00 to $30,675 17 cents per dollar 24 cents for each dollar 27 cents for each dollar
$30,676 to $61,350 $5,215 plus 15 cents for each dollar over $30,675 $7,362 plus 23 cents for each dollar over $30,675 $8,282 plus 26 cents for each dollar over $30,675
$61,351 to $92,025 $9,816 plus 12 cents for each dollar over $61,350 $14,417 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $61,350 $16,257 plus 25 cents for each dollar over $61,350
$92,026 to $122,700 $13,497 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $92,025 $20,552 plus 18 cents for each dollar over $92,025 $23,926 plus 24 cents for each dollar over $92,025
$122,701 to $153,375 $16,564 plus 7 cents for each dollar over $122,700 $26,073 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $122,700 $31,288 plus 18 cents for each dollar over $122,700
$153,376 and over $18,711 $29,140 $36,809

All children, or the oldest 3, are 13 and over

Income Range 1 child 2 children 3 or more children
$0.00 to $30,675 23 cents per dollar 29 cents for each dollar 32 cents for each dollar
$30,676 to $61,350 $7,055 plus 22 cents for each dollar over $30,675 $8,896 plus 28 cents for each dollar over $30,675 $9,816 plus 31 cents for each dollar over $30,675
$61,351 to $92,025 $13,803 plus 12 cents for each dollar over $61,350 $17,485 plus 25 cents for each dollar over $61,350 $19,325 plus 30 cents for each dollar over $61,350
$92,026 to $122,700 $17,484 plus 10 cents for each dollar over $92,025 $25,154 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $92,025 $28,527 plus 29 cents for each dollar over $92,025
$122,701 to $153,375 $20,551 plus 9 cents for each dollar over $122,700 $31,829 plus 13 cents for each dollar over $122,700 $37,423 plus 20 cents for each dollar over $122,700
$153,376 and over $23,312 $35,277 $43,558

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 $30,675 26.5 cents for each dollar 29.5 cents for each dollar
$30,676 to $61,350 $8,129 plus 25.5 cents for each dollar over $30,675 $9,049 plus 28.5 cents for each dollar over $30,675
$61,351 to $92,025 $15,951 plus 22.5 cents for each dollar over $61,350 $17,791 plus 27.5 cents for each dollar over $61,350
$92,026 to $122,700 $22,853 plus 19 cents for each dollar over $92,025 $26,227 plus 26.5 cents for each dollar over $92,025
$122,701 to $153,375 $28,681 plus 11.5 cents for each dollar over $122,700 $34,356 plus 19 cents for each dollar over $122,700
$153,376 and over $32,209 $40,184