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DWP statistical FOI releases

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2017

  1. DWP statistical FOI releases for 2017

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2016

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2015

2014

  1. DWP statistical FOI releases for December 2014

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  2. DWP statistical FOI releases for November 2014

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  3. DWP statistical FOI releases for October 2014

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  4. DWP statistical FOI releases for September 2014

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  5. DWP statistical FOI releases for August 2014

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  6. DWP statistical FOI releases for July 2014

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  7. DWP statistical FOI releases for June 2014

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  8. DWP statistical FOI releases for May 2014

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  9. DWP statistical FOI releases for April 2014

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  10. DWP statistical FOI releases for March 2014

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  11. DWP statistical FOI releases for February 2014

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  12. DWP statistical FOI releases for January 2014

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2013

  1. DWP statistical FOI releases for December 2013

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  2. DWP statistical FOI releases for November 2013

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  3. DWP statistical FOI releases for October 2013

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  4. DWP statistical FOI releases for September 2013

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  5. DWP statistical FOI releases for August 2013

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  8. DWP statistical FOI releases for May 2013

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  9. DWP statistical FOI releases for April 2013

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  10. DWP statistical FOI releases for March 2013

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  11. DWP statistical FOI releases for February 2013

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  12. DWP statistical FOI releases for January 2013

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2012

Published 11 October 2013
Last updated 16 November 2017 + full page history
  1. Added Freedom of Information response about moves of Housing Benefit claimants between December 2014 and November 2016.
  2. Added FOI 110/2017: ESA by condition and Work Capability Assessment outcome: May 2016.
  3. Added FOI 1538/2016: ESA, DLA or PIP claimants with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: August 2015.
  4. Added FOI 132/2016: IB/SDA/ESA claimants suffering from obesity, alcohol or drug misuse, severe stress or metabolic diseases: May 2010 to May 2015.
  5. Added FOI 3687: JSA sanction decisions relating to Universal Jobmatch: Jun 2013 to Jun 2015 and FOI 3801: ESA WCA by decision outcome and paper-based assessment: Oct 2008 to Mar 2015.
  6. Added FOI 389 and 397/2016: Percentage of working age adults getting benefits: by ILO employment status.
  7. Added FOIs 4815/2015: ESA (WCA) table by number of points scored: Apr 2014 to Mar 2015 and 3703/2015: ESA reassessments by prognosis length: Oct 2008 to Jun 2015.
  8. Added FOIs 3811/2015: Numbers in ESA WRAG by ICD: Quarterly from Feb 2014 to Feb 2015, 4905/2015: ESA assessments of people with multiple sclerosis: October 2008 to March 2015 and 5020/2015: Women claiming ESA or JSA by age and average weekly amount: May 2015.
  9. Added FOI 4839/2014: ESA (WCA) preceded by Fit for Work outcome: between 2009 and 2012, 4724/2015: Number in a ESA Support Group, not getting DLA/PIP: May 2015 and 4599/2015: Individual ESA sanctions by ICD: Apr 2013 to Mar 2014 and Apr 2014 to Mar 2015.
  10. Added FOI 3480/2015: JSA, UC, ESA and IS sanction decisions in Wales: Apr 2010 to Mar 2015.
  11. Added 2 FOI responses about ESA sanction decisions from January 2011 to March 2015 and from March 2012 to March 2015.
  12. Added FOI 3307/2015: Employment and Support Allowance claimants by main disabling condition: Feb 2015.
  13. Added FOI 3325/2015: Jobseeker's Allowance and Attendence Allowance accounts by method of payment: May 2010 to May 2014.
  14. Added FOI 3367/2015: Number of single parent Income Support claimants: May 2014 to Feb 2015.
  15. Added 2004/2015: Jobseeker’s Allowance accounts by method of payment in May 2014.
  16. Added 1794/2015: JSA claimants aged between 18 and 21: Feb 2013 to Aug 2014.
  17. Added 1827/2015: ESA, IB and SDA claimants with an alcohol or drug misuse medical condition: May 2013 to Nov 2014.
  18. Added 1776/2015: Number of ESA sanctions by medical condition: Jan 2010 to Sep 2014.
  19. Added 1744/2015: Number of Employment and Support Allowance sanctions: Oct 2008 to Aug 2014 and 1930/2015: Work Programme referrals, attachments and job outcomes: Jun 2011 to Dec 2014.
  20. Added 1240: Work Programme referrals, attachments and outcomes.
  21. Added 1473/2015: DLA claimants by age and medical condition and 1533/2015: Jobseeker's Allowance reclaimants.
  22. Published 4906/2015: In work benefit claimants as a percentage of all claimants of each type of benefit, 1054/2015: Number of households by income band: tax year 2012 to 2013, UK, 513/2015: Disability benefit claimants suffering from alcohol misuse: May 2014 and 1123/2015: Disability benefits caseload by medical condition.
  23. Published 3800/2014: ESA claims: Average number of days between claim and assessment dates, 849/2015: Disability benefit claimants suffering from alcohol misuse and 905/2015: Industrial Injury Disablement Benefit claimants with extrinsic allergic alveolitis.
  24. Published 362/2015: Jobseeker's Allowance claimants who received one or more sanction decisions in Fife and 3464/2014: Number of Jobcentre Plus Work Programme compliance doubts for JSA claimants.
  25. Published 5262/2014: ESA claimants suffering from alcohol or drug misuse: Oct 2008 to May 2014, 2156/2014: Number of households by age of youngest child: Apr 2013 to Mar 2014, 810/2015: IB or SDA claimants with mental and behavioural disorders by duration of claim and 819/2015: JSA claimants aged 18 to 35 by self-declared disability status.
  26. Published FOI release on Percentages of individuals with incomes below the UK mean, by ethnicity: tax years 1994/1995 to 2012/2013.
  27. Added FOI responses on 'JSA claimants with a self-declared disability: May 2010 to May 2014' and 'Working age adults below the the 60% median household income threshold: 2004/05 to 2012/13'.
  28. Added FOIs 464/2015: Percentage of children in households below average income for tax years 2004/2005 to 2010/2011, 365/2015: UK, Number of households by income band for tax year 2012 to 2013, UK and 396/2015: Number of HB (Aug 2014) and out of work benefit (May 2013) claimants with dependants, GB.
  29. Added FOI 4972/2014: JSA sanctions: Apr 2007 to Mar 2014 and Jul 2013 to Jun 2014 and 148/2015: Employment numbers in the UK from Nov 1995 to Mar 1998.
  30. Added FOIs on: Number of Jobseeker's Allowance claimants under 21 in Lincoln and GB: May 2014 (104/2015), Weekly disposable household income by ethnicity, tax years 1994/1995 to 2012/2013,UK (74/2015) and ESA outcomes of completed assessments, Oct 2013 to Jun 2014, GB (5491/2014).
  31. Added 487/2014: Statistics on Jobseeker's directions issued in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire JCPs: Sept 2012 to Aug 2014 and 5384/2014: Work Programme data on referral, attachment and job outcomes in GB: Jun 2011 to Sep 2014.
  32. Added 5268/2014: Statistics on the number of PIP claimants marked as requiring additional support: Apr 2013 to Oct 2014.
  33. Added FOI 5263/2014: Number of out-of-work benefit households with children aged up to 4 years old, Suffolk: May 2013.
  34. Added: Statistics on ESA and IB/SDA claimants with a drug misuse condition in Scotland: May 2014 (5177/2014) and The number of IB and ESA claimants with alcoholism by LA: Aug 2013 to May 2014 (5228/2014).
  35. Added 5005/2015: Number of new State Pension claimants living in USA and Canada by quarter: 2003 to 2013 and 4957/2014: Number of JSA, ESA and IS claimants by method of payment: Hackney LA, Nov 2013.
  36. Added 4924/2014: Sanctions for JSA and ESA claimants with dependent children in Scotland from June 2012 to May 2013.
  37. Published FOI response on statistics on Employment and Support Allowance claimants with an adverse sanction decision by disease in GB from January to March 2014.
  38. Published FOI response about JSA adverse sanction decisions by age group and length of claim in GB: Apr 2013 to Mar 2014.
  39. Published FOI response about statistics to support the Jobseeker's Allowance (Habitual Residence) Amendment Regulations 2013 impact assessment.
  40. Added FOI 4642/2014: Number of claimants with diabetes getting incapacity benefits, by benefit type: Feb 2010 to Feb 2014.
  41. Published FOI response on adverse sanction decisions for Jobseeker's Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support for lone parents in Clacton and Heywood and Middleton Parliamentary constituencies from May 2010 to March 2014.
  42. Published FOI response about jobseeker's directions issued monthly in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire from September 2012 to August 2014.
  43. Added FOI responses about: 'Statistics on JSA sanctions in Southampton relating to Universal Jobmatch: Jun 2013 to Dec 2013', 'Statistics on ESA decisions and Atos recommendations: Weymouth and Portland and West Dorset: Jan 2009 to Sep 2013' and 'Statistics on gross household income by region and country in the UK, households below average income: 1994/95 to 2012/13'.
  44. Published 4 new FOI responses.
  45. Published FOI response about the guidance for DWP perfmormance management home visits.
  46. Published 5 x FOIs: 629/13 - Statistics on deaths while on IB/SDA or ESA in GB from 2005 to 2012, 1717/14 - The number of further medical evidence forms issued for ESA new claims and IB reassessment cases: Apr 2011 to Mar 2014, 2036/14 - Statistics on Incapacity Benefit reassessments by quarter of referral, region and local authority from Oct 2010, 1030/14 - Statistics on caseload and amounts of mortgage interest, PC and JSA by region: May 2012 to May 2013 and 1885/14 - Number of Work Programme attachments by claimant group and date, GB: Jun 2011 to Dec 2013.
  47. Added 4 x FOIs - 1127/14 - Statistics on DLA caseload by age, rates and disabling condition by LLSOA in south west England: Aug 2013. 1130/14 - Statistics on DLA caseload by award type, age and benefit combination, England and Wales: Aug 2013. 1314/14 - Statistics on ESA WRAG claimants with 1 or more child dependants: Nov 10 to Aug 13. 1704/14 - Number of benefit accounts and those paid by the Simple Payment Card, by county in England: Mar 2013.
  48. Added FOI 1126/14 - Statistics on JSA claimants aged 16-19 living in Croydon: August 2013.
  49. Added 2 FOIs - 79/14: ESA sanctions by ICD code, GB: Oct 2008 to Jun 2013 and 740/14: JSA claimants by sex, month and year of birth between 1950 and 1965 in GB: May 2000 to May 2012.
  50. Added 618/14 - Statistics on HB caseload and amounts for LHA tenants: Nov 2010 to Aug 2013.
  51. Added 568/14 - Statistics on DLA by main disabling condition and mobility award for Scotland: Aug 2013.
  52. Added 3 x FOIs - 5098/13 - Statistics on IIDB claims and payments by prescribed disease: Jun 2002 - Dec 2012. 614/14 - Claimants not getting JSA by reason: May 1997 - November 2000, May 2005 - August 2013. 599/14 - Council Tax Benefit recipients by passported status and average weekly award, Scotland: Nov 08 to Feb 13.
  53. Added 519/14 - Statistics on method of payment accounts in Lambeth local authority: February 2013.
  54. Added 2 x FOIs 159 - Statistics on IB/SDA and ESA claimants with a mental and behavioural condition in selected LAs and GB: May 2013 and 155 - DLA claimants with drug/alcohol misuse by local authority and sex: May 2013.
  55. Added 2 items – 1) statistics on MA and SMP for 18 to 24 year olds: May 08 to May 13 (5860/13) – and 2) statistics on claimants of JSA or ESA with a sanction in Coventry LA: 22 Oct 12 to 30 Jun 13 (JSA) and 1 Jul 12 to 30 Jun 13 (ESA) (5884/13).
  56. Added number of JSA sanction appeals in Scotland: 22 October 2012 to 30 June 2013 (5850/13) and single-tier State Pension – women born between 1951 and 1953 (5174/13).
  57. Added Statistics on claimants getting DLA due to drug and alcohol misuse for Lincoln and GB: Feb 10 to May 13.
  58. Added: Statistics on the number of Out of Work Benefit Claimant Households in Great Britain, who also claim Child Benefit and have 5 or more children by Benefit Type: May 2012. Added: Statistics on the Work Programme in Merseyside from October 2012 to June 2013 Added: Statistics on JSA and ESA sanctions in Bradford Metropolitan District. Added: Statistics on DLA claimants with a main disabling condition of drug and alcohol misuse in Lincoln: May 2013. Added: Statistics on Individuals with an adverse or reserved JSA sanction decision in Nottingham: 22 October 2012 to 30 June 2013
  59. Added - Statistics on Employment and Support Allowance Sanctions in Bootle and Southport Jobcentres: December 2012 - June 2013. Added - Statistics on employment of disabled people in Yorkshire and the Humber in 2011 and 2012. Added - Statistics on the number of Romanian nationals claiming benefit by client group: February 2011 to February 2013. Added Statistics on Employment and Support Allowance outcomes to Feburary 2013.
  60. Added FOIs 4936/13 - Average weekly household incomes by region: 1994 to 2012 and 5222/13 - Statistics on State Pension caseload: March 2012.
  61. DWP statistical FOI releases 2013-5264, 2013-5265 and 2013-5268 published.
  62. Added Statistics on Winter Fuel Payments in the Republic of Ireland in 2012. (2013-5237) and JSA Sanctions in Flintshire: January 2010 - June 2013 (2013-5054).
  63. Published Estimates of the average net equivalised household income for tenants of social housing in London (2013-5447) and Statistics on Sanctions for Blaenau Gwent Local Authority: 2010 to 2013. (2013-5197)
  64. Added FOI 5148/2013 - Statistics on the number of DLA claimants (cases in payment) under 18 years old and those with a main disabling condition of hyperkinetic disorder by area: May 2013.
  65. 5 new documents added
  66. Added 5 FOIs: Households in Hastings and St Leonards on Sea receiving Support for Mortgage Interest benefit (4906/2013), Care of disabled children under 18 (4925/2013, 4926/2013, 4927/2013 & 4928/2013), People in employment and receiving JSA and housing subsidy 2007 to 2013 (4935/2013), Proportion of JSA claimants who claim DLA (4939/2013), Council Tax Benefit by household type for 2012 to 2013 in Wales (5026/2013).
  67. Added FOI 4892/2013 and FOI 5277/2013.
  68. Added FOIs on - JSA claimants with a sanction or disallowance decision overturned: Oct 2011 to Oct 2013 (4520/2013), JSA claimants with a sanction or disallowance decision in Luton: 1 Jan 2010 to 31 May 2012 (4515/2013), Number of adults getting DLA and Child Benefit by award type in Havering: August 2012 (4550/2013), Number and percentage of JSA claims rejected in GB: Apr 2012 to Sep 2013 (4757/2013), Number of Council Tax Benefit claimants aged 50 and over: Nov 2010 to Feb 2013 (4597/2013) and Number of JSA sanctions in Hampshire: 1 Jan 2011 to 31 May 2012 (4789/2013).
  69. Added FOIs on - State Pension: caseloads, categories and average amounts payable: March 2012 (4403/2013) and The Work Programme: numbers of referrals, sanctions and people finding jobs for all claimants and men aged 59 and over (4518/2013).
  70. First published.