Official Statistics

Cold Weather Payment estimates: 2017 to 2018

Weekly Social Fund Cold Weather Payment estimates for 2017 to 2018, including the estimated number of payments and total amounts paid in Great Britain.

Documents

Data tables: estimated Cold Weather Payments in Great Britain, 1 Nov 2017 to 12 Jan 2018

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Weather stations and postcodes: Cold Weather Payment scheme 2017 to 2018

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Background and methodology: Cold Weather Payment estimates

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Details

The Social Fund Cold Weather Payments scheme runs from 1 November 2017 to 31 March 2018. This is known as the Cold Weather Payment season.

The estimated number and total value of payments in the data tables are to 12 January 2018.

Exact figures on the amount paid out in each financial year are available in the Social Fund White Paper Accounts and DWP budget information published after the end of the financial year.

Published 6 December 2017
Last updated 17 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Published the latest Cold Weather Payment estimates with data to 12 January 2018.
  2. Published the latest Cold Weather Payment estimates (data to 5 January 2018) and a revised version of the background and methodology document (now dated 10 January 2018).
  3. Published the latest Cold Weather Payment statistics, data to 15 December 2017.
  4. Published the latest Cold Weather Payment statistics, data to 8 December 2017.
  5. First published.