Official Statistics

Universal Credit: 29 Apr 2013 to 10 Aug 2017

Numbers of claims made, starts and people on Universal Credit, and households on Universal Credit. A later release of these statistics is available.

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Universal Credit: 29 April 2013 to 10 Aug 2017

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Data tables: Universal Credit: monthly experimental official statistics to 10 Aug 2017

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Details

This is not the latest release of these statistics. The latest release can be found in the Universal Credit statistics collection.

Monthly experimental statistics

These monthly experimental statistics include the total number of people:

  • who have made a claim for Universal Credit
  • who have made a claim and have attended an initial interview, accepted their claimant commitment, and gone on to start Universal Credit
  • who are on Universal Credit

The statistics are broken down by:

  • Jobcentre Plus office
  • age
  • employment status
  • conditionality regime

This publication also includes statistics for households on Universal Credit. This shows the number of households and average monthly award amounts broken down by:

  • Jobcentre Plus office
  • entitlement components
  • payment indicator
  • family type

This release also includes information on tenure and payments to landlords, for households receiving support for housing costs.

Interactive statistics

View statistics on the Universal Credit claimants at Jobcentre Plus office level in an interactive map.

View an interactive dashboard of the latest Universal Credit household statistics by region.

Find further breakdowns of these statistics in Stat-Xplore, our online tool for exploring some of DWP’s main statistics.

More information

Read the Universal Credit (UC) statistics background information and methodology note.

Published 13 September 2017