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Children in out-of-work benefit households statistics

Annual statistics on the numbers of children living in households where a parent or guardian claimed out-of-work benefits in May each year.

This collection brings together annual statistics on the numbers of children living in households where a parent or guardian claimed out-of-work benefits in May each year.

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Published 16 October 2013
Last updated 29 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added statistics on children in out-of-work benefit households at 31 May 2016.
  2. Published statistics on Children in out-of-work benefit households at 31 May 2015.
  3. Published Children in out-of-work benefit households: 2014 snapshot.
  4. Published statistics on Children in out-of-work benefit households at 31 May 2014 and user feedback questionnaire.
  5. Added Children in out-of-work benefit households: 2012 and 2013 snapshot.
  6. Published latest statistics to 31 May 2014.
  7. Link added to guidance on the use of Children in out-of-work benefit households statistics.
  8. First published.