Linking Family Change, Parents' Employment and Income and Children's Economic Well-Being:  A Longitudinal Perspective

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List of Tables

  • Table 1 Proportion of children experiencing at least one family transition between birth and Cycle 2, according to their age at the survey, and the type of parents' union at birth, NLSCY, 1996-97
  • Table 2 Intact and lone-parent family income, and percentage change for children whose parents separated after Cycle 1 and who were living with a lone parent at Cycle 2, according to the sex of the lone parent, NLSCY, 1994‑95 and 1996‑97
  • Table 3 Average family income and percentage increase for children whose parents separated after Cycle 1 and who were living with their mother at Cycle 2, according to the parents' pre-separation labour force participation, NLSCY, 1994-95 and 1996-97
  • Table 4 Family income and percentage increase for children living with their mother in 1994-95, according to the mother's conjugal situation in 1996-97, NLSCY
  • Table 5 Percentage increase in family income for children living with their mother in 1994-95, by income level in 1994‑95 and by the mother's conjugal situation in 1996-97, NLSCY
  • Table 6 Family income and percentage change for children living with their mother in 1994-95, according to her employment status in 1994-95, and her conjugal situation in 1996-97, NLSCY
  • Table 7 Living arrangements for children whose parents separated between Cycle 1 and 2, according to the parents' pre-separation labour force participation, NLSCY, 1994-95 and 1996-97
  • Table 8 Child support agreement and payments for children whose parents separated between Cycles 1 and 2, and who were living with their mother at Cycle 2, according to the family income before separation, NLSCY, 1994-95, 1996-97
  • Table 9 Contact with father in 1994-95 and 1996-97 among children of separated parents who were living with their mother in 1994‑95, NLSCY
  • Table 10 Distribution of children living with their mother, according to the existence of a support agreement and the regularity of payments in 1994-95 and in 1996-97, NLSCY

List of Figures

  • Figure 1 Household income category by family type, NLSCY 1994-95
  • Figure 2 Ratio of household income to the low-income cut-off, by family type, NLSCY 1994-95
  • Figure 3 Parents' labour force participation, for children living in two-parent families, NLSCY, 1994-95
  • Figure 4 Parents' labour force participation, for children living in one-parent families, by sex of parent, NLSCY, 1994-95
  • Figure 5 Household income category for children living in two-parent families according to their parents' labour force participation, NLSCY, 1994-95
  • Figure 6 Household income category for children living in one-parent families, according to the parent's sex and employment status, NLSCY, 1994-95
  • Figure 7 Type and frequency of contact with father in 1996-97 for children whose parents separated between Cycles 1 and 2, NLSCY
  • Figure 8 Living arrangements at Cycle 2, for children whose parents separated between Cycles 1 and 2, according to the household income before separation, NLSCY, 1994-94 and 1996-97
  • Figure 9 Level of contact with non-resident father of children living with their mother at Cycle 2, among children whose parents separated between Cycles 1 and 2, according to the household income before separation, NLSCY, 1994-95 and 1996-97
  • Figure 10 Child support arrangements by 1996-97 for children whose parents separated between Cycles 1 and 2, according to the household income before separation, NLSCY, 1994-95 and 1996-97
  • Figure 11 Distribution of children with parents separated before Cycle 1, according to living arrangements and contact with father, NLSCY, 1994-95 and 1996-97
  • Figure 12 Distribution of children with parents separated before Cycle 1, according to whether a child support agreement exists and, when it does, the regularity of support payments, NLSCY, 1994-95 and 1996-97
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