Benefit sanctions statistics: background information and methodology
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Part of:
- Jobseeker’s Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance sanctions statistics
- First published:
- 16 November 2016
- Last updated:
- 15 February 2017, see all updates
Information about sanctions statistics and methodology including the purpose, source, definitions and limitations of the statistics covered.
PDF, 366KB, 14 pages
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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: 15 February 2017
- Published a revised version of the background information and methodology PDF - new version is dated February 2017.
- First published.