National statistics

Abstract of DWP benefit rate statistics 2019

An annual publication covering statistics on benefit rates, their annual uprating, and indices of prices and earnings in Great Britain.


Abstract of DWP benefit rate statistics 2019

Data tables: Abstract of DWP benefit rate statistics 2019

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The latest release of these statistics can be found in the Abstract of DWP benefit rate statistics collection.

This is the first release since a user consultation exercise on this publication between March and June 2019. Since this consultation, we have changed the title from ‘Abstract of statistics’ to better describe the publication and help improve web searches.

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Benefit uprating information contained in previous abstract of statistics publications will also continue to be available on this website. Data relating to inflation, prices and earnings is also available on the Office for National Statistics website.

There is more information about these statistics on the abstract of DWP benefit rate statistics collection page.

Published 18 February 2020