||<p>As at 31st August 2017, the total number of families in receipt of Child Benefit
in the United Kingdom was 7,376,965 and the total number of children for whom Child
Benefit is received was 12,847,100. These figures are on page 4 of the HM Revenue
and Customs Child Benefit Statistics: Geographical Analysis August 2017 publication,
which can be found by following the link below: [<a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/691948/Child_Benefit_Commentary_August_2017.pdf"