Benefit sanctions statistics: background information and methodology
Information about sanctions statistics and methodology including the purpose, source, definitions and limitations of the statistics covered.
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The sanctions statistics show the number of decisions made to apply a sanction to those on Jobseeker’s Allowance or Employment and Support Allowance and the outcomes of the sanction process.
Published: 16 November 2016
Updated: 17 May 2017
- Published a revised version of 'Benefit sanctions statistics: background information and methodology'. The new version is dated May 2017 and includes information on Income Support statistics.
- Published a revised version of the background information and methodology PDF - new version is dated February 2017.
- First published.