The requested information is in the following table.
|Number of children in lone parent families in receipt of income support in Great Britain|
|Number of children||Lone parents in receipt of income support|
|Five or more children||17,000|
|Notes: 1. Lone parents are defined as single claimants with children under 16 and not receiving incapacity benefits. 2. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. 3. Totals may not sum due to rounding. 4. Data are to May 2007. Source: 100 per cent DWP Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study.|