Guidance

Universal Credit statistics: release strategy

Information about the Universal Credit statistics release strategy.

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This publication explains:

  • the release strategy for Universal Credit statistics
  • how Universal Credit affects the Office for National Statistics (ONS) claimant count

Universal Credit is a new single payment for people who are looking for work or on a low income.

Published 5 September 2013
Last updated 11 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added revised Universal Credit statistics: release strategy as a result of consultation, which ran from 13 September to 24 October 2017.
  2. Updated the release strategy for Universal Credit statistics. Main changes to 'Data' section and feedback contact.
  3. Updated the release strategy for Universal Credit statistics.
  4. Updated the release strategy for Universal Credit statistics.
  5. First published.