Counting the Cost of Family Failure: 2013 Update

The total cost of family breakdown to the UK was £46 billion, up from £44 billion last year.

The index looks at the cost of family breakdown in five key areas of public policy: Tax and Benefits, Housing, Health and Social Care, Civil & Criminal Justice and Education & Young People not in education, employment or training.

For further information, please contact John Ashcroft, Research Director, on 0795 235 7421, or



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