The numbers: Parentline Plus

The statistics behind the advice line charity

£6.04m - The charity's income for the year ending 31 March 2008, compared with £5.79m the previous year

93% - The proportion of its income raised from charitable activities. The rest came from voluntary income and interest

£80k - The highest-paid employee received no more than this

£800k - Free reserves at year-end. The target is three months' total operating costs - about £1.4m. During the year, the charity used £60,000 of free reserves to cushion against uncertain statutory income

£4.24m - The amount the charity received from central government departments, its largest source of funding. After this, £0.8m was from local authorities and £0.77m from corporate bodies, trusts and foundations and individuals

112,970 - The number of calls answered by Parentline during the year. The most common reasons for calling were problems with children's behaviour (28 per cent) and concerns about emotional health (15 per cent)

5% - The maximum percentage of pensionable salary the charity contributes to employees' pension schemes

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