Official Statistics

Universal Credit: 29 Apr 2013 to 14 Sep 2017

These experimental statistics cover numbers of claims made, starts and people on Universal Credit. A later release of these statistics is available.

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Universal Credit: 29 April 2013 to 14 September 2017

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Data tables: Universal Credit, monthly experimental official statistics to 14 September 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.

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

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 statistics background information and methodology note for more information about the statistics.

Published 18 October 2017
Last updated 18 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Published a revised version of the 'Universal Credit: 29 April 2013 to 14 September 2017' PDF. The reference to August’s ‘in employment’ percentage on page 6 has been changed. We originally quoted the provisional figure (39 per cent) from last month's publication instead of the revised figure (38 per cent) from this month’s publication. The data tables are not affected.
  2. First published.