TANF National Participation Rate, 1992-2010
Average Monthly Participation among Eligible Families, Calendar Year
For 1992-2005, /"Indicators of Welfare Dependence. Annual Report to Congress 2008,/" (see indicator 4). For 2006-10, caseload estimates from HHS/ACF administrative data and eligibility estimates from the TRIM3 model.
This graph shows the share of families eligible for cash assistance in an average month that receives benefits. Estimates are for TANF and the last several years of AFDC. Eligibility counts exclude families estimated to be ineligible due to time limits.
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