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Personal Independence Payment statistics

Statistics on Personal Independence Payment new claims and Disability Living Allowance claim reassessments.

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for eligible working age people aged 16 to 64.

PIP quarterly official statistics cover:

  • caseloads (cases in payment) broken down by:
    • new claims and DLA re-assessment claims
    • normal rules and special rules for terminally ill people
    • mobility and daily living award level
    • main disability category/sub-group/detailed disability condition
    • International Classification of Diseases (ICD) disease code (summary group)
    • age and gender
    • claim duration
  • registrations, clearances and awards by:
    • new claims and DLA re-assessment claims
    • normal rules and special rules for terminally ill people
  • average clearance times and outstanding times by:
    • new claims and DLA re-assessment claims
    • normal rules and special rules for terminally ill people
  • mandatory reconsiderations for new claims and re-assessed claims

The latest annual statistics on the outcomes of DLA to PIP reassessments can be found in the data tables accompanying the December 2017 quarterly release.

Find future release dates in the statistics calendar and more about DWP statistics on the Statistics at DWP page.

Feedback

Email steven.watkins@dwp.gsi.gov.uk with feedback and queries about the PIP statistics.

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Use Stat-Xplore for detailed caseload, registration and clearance breakdowns including regional, local authority and Parliamentary constituency data.

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Latest release

  1. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to October 2017

    • Official Statistics

DWP publish historic and forecast benefit expenditure and caseload data which is usually consistent with the annual Budget and Autumn Statement.

  1. Personal Independence Payment statistics release strategy

    • Official Statistics

Ad hoc statistics

Ad hoc statistics are additional statistical analyses that are not included in our quarterly official statistics publications.

  1. Personal Independence Payment: data to March 2015

    • Official Statistics
  2. Personal Independence Payment new claims: ad hoc statistics

    • Official Statistics
  3. Personal Independence Payment: management information

    • Official Statistics

Previous releases

  1. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to July 2017

    • Official Statistics
  2. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to April 2017

    • Official Statistics
  3. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to January 2017

    • Official Statistics
  4. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to October 2016

    • Official Statistics
  5. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to July 2016

    • Official Statistics
  6. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to April 2016

    • Official Statistics
  7. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to January 2016

    • Official Statistics
  8. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to October 2015

    • Official Statistics
  9. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to July 2015

    • Official Statistics
  10. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to April 2015

    • Official Statistics
  11. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to January 2015

    • Official Statistics
  12. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to October 2014

    • Official Statistics
  13. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to July 2014

    • Official Statistics
  14. Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to March 2014

    • Official Statistics
Published 1 April 2013
Last updated 13 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to October 2017 statistics.
  2. Added Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to July 2017 statistics.
  3. Added Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to April 2017.
  4. Added Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to January 2017 statistics.
  5. Added Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to October 2016 statistics.
  6. Added note - On 14 December 2016, new statistics will be published on the outcomes of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) reassessments.
  7. Added Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to July 2016 statistics.
  8. Published statistics on 'Personal Independence Payment: data to April 2016'.
  9. Published statistics on 'Personal Independence Payment: data to January 2016'.
  10. Published statistics on 'Personal Independence Payment: data to October 2015'.
  11. Published latest PIP statistics to July 2015.
  12. Added note to PIP quarterly experimental official statistics: PIP payment statistics currently include a small number of cases which may not be in payment but are still shown as “live” on the PIP computer system awaiting payment processing action. We are considering how best to reflect these cases in a revised series of statistics as part of the next quarterly release in September 2015.
  13. Published statistics on 'Personal Independence Payment: data to April 2015'.
  14. Published statistics on 'Personal Independence Payment: data to March 2015'.
  15. Published Personal Independence Payment (PIP) statistics to January 2015 and updated PIP statistics release strategy.
  16. Published information relating to latest PIP new claims ad hoc statistics publication.
  17. Added link to ad hoc statistical release supporting discussion and sharing of data at the Work and Pensions Select Committee.
  18. Announced the publication of an ad hoc PIP statistics release on 28 January 2015.
  19. Added experimental official statistics on Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to October 2014.
  20. Announced the next PIP statistics publication date (17 Dec 2014), that the next release will include more detailed statistics on medical conditions and the intention to include PIP claim clearance times from March 2015.
  21. Added experimental official statistics on Personal Independence Payment for the period March 2013 to July 2014.
  22. Published date of next set of experimental official statistics to be published - Wednesday 17 September 2014.
  23. Published DWP's first set of experimental official statistics on Personal Independence Payment (caseload to 28 February 2014).
  24. Link added to ad-hoc statistic Personal Independence Payment: Management Information
  25. Update added regarding the strategy for the release of official statistics relating to Personal Independence Payment
  26. First published.