These tables are based on families in receipt of Child Benefit as at 31 August and are consistent with the higher level geographical statistics.
This date was selected because it is the reference date for published tax credit statistics - including, for England and Wales at Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) level, for Northern Ireland at Super Output Area (SOA) level and for Scotland at Data Zone level.
Added ‘Child Benefit Small Area Statistics: August 2021’
Added ‘Child Benefit Small Area Statistics: August 2020’
An update for the August 2019 Child Benefit small area statistics.
A scheduled update for statistics relating to August 2018
An update to the Small area statistics for August 2017
New publication: Child Benefit small area statistics - August 2016
New publication added
A link to older versions of the statistics at the National Archives has been added.
Added data for 2013
Amalgamated 4 document collections into one, to simplify the page structure and present statistics for just 2012. This also makes it consistent with the Child benefit: Geographical statistics collection.