Official Statistics

Quality report: Child Benefit and tax credit take-up rates

The publication gives estimates of the caseload take-up rate for Child Benefit, which is the proportion of eligible children and young people for whom Child Benefit is claimed.


Quality Report: Child Benefit and tax credit take-up rates

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The number of entitled non-recipients, and the value of expenditure unclaimed, are published alongside the take-up rates. Various breakdowns of these figures are given, such as family type, number of children and country/Government Office Region. The estimates are compiled using a range of existing administrative and survey data sources.

Published 31 January 2014