National statistics

Child and Working Tax Credits Statistics: Provisional Awards- December 2020

These statistics are a snapshot of the overall caseload of people receiving Working Tax Credits and/or Child Tax Credits, supplemented with geographical breakdowns.



These statistics focus on the number of families benefiting from Child Tax Credit (CTC) and/or Working Tax Credit (WTC) in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as at 2nd December 2020. This publication presents a breakdown of families by their profile position, age and gender, type of family and family size as well as the number of children in benefiting families, broken down by age. It also includes statistics on families benefiting from each of the different elements of tax credits and provides information on the income used in calculating awards and the frequency of payments.

Published 26 February 2021