Official Statistics

Access to Work: individuals helped to end of December 2015

Quarterly statistics on the numbers of people helped and continuing to benefit from Access to Work to the end of December 2015.

This publication was withdrawn on

We withdrew this publication because we’ve published a new series of experimental Access to Work statistics. This notice about Access to Work statistics explains why.



The main points from the latest release are:

  • 32,150 individuals helped in the period April 2013 to December 2015
  • 7,590 individuals continuing to benefit in the period April 2013 to December 2015

We released this statistical publication according to arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Access to Work helps pay for practical support for disabled people and people who have a health or mental health condition so that they can:

  • start working
  • stay in work
  • start their own business
Published 19 April 2016