Collection

Access to Work: statistics on recipients

Statistics on the numbers of disabled people being helped and continuing to benefit from Access to Work.

Access to Work helps pay for practical support for disabled people and people who have a health or mental health condition so that they can:

  • start working
  • stay in work
  • start their own business

This statistical collection provides official statistics on the number of people benefiting from Access to Work (AtW). Each release contains statistics on the number of people helped and numbers who continue to receive support.

The latest statistics on AtW produced by the Department for Work and Pensions were released on 20 January 2015. They cover the period from April to September 2014 and include data for England, Scotland and Wales.

The main points from the latest release are:

  • 28,580 individuals were helped through Access to Work between 1 April 2014 and 30 September 2014
  • 7,000 individuals continued to benefit from Access to Work between 1 April 2014 and 30 September 2014

More information on Access to Work

Next release: April 2015

Contacts and more information

There is contact information and more about DWP statistics on the Statistics at DWP page.

Read information on the uses and users of the Access to Work statistics

Access to Work: Official Statistics, uses and users

  1. Access to Work official statistics: uses and users

    • 20 January 2015
    • Statistics