Official Statistics

Alternative Claimant Count statistics: January 2013 to August 2019

Official experimental statistics on the number of people claiming unemployment related benefits.


Data tables: Alternative Claimant Count statistics, Great Britain: January 2013 to August 2019

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The latest release of these statistics can be found in the Alternative Claimant Count statistics collection.

These Alternative Claimant Count statistics measure the number of people claiming unemployment related benefits by modelling what the count would have been if Universal Credit had been in place since 2013.

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Lead statistician: Luke Stockham

Published 15 October 2019