This publication provides statistics on:
- the outcomes of completed Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) Work Capability Assessments
- claims still in progress
- claims closed before the Work Capability Assessment process is complete
- outcome of appeals up to March 2016
The publication covers both new claims and claims undergoing reassessment of incapacity benefits for ESA in Great Britain.
Read background information on these statistics in ESA: outcomes of Work Capability Assessment policies and statements.
Find more about DWP statistics and contact details on the Statistics at DWP page.
Find details of future DWP statistics releases in the statistics release calendar.
The next release of these statistics will include ESA Work Capability Assessment mandatory reconsideration registrations and outcomes. It will also include new statistics on ESA Work Capability Assessment mandatory reconsideration clearance times to July 2016 and more detailed cohort information.
Next release date: To be confirmed.