Official Statistics

Universal Credit: 29 April 2013 to 12 July 2018

These experimental statistics cover the number of people on Universal Credit to 12 July 2018.

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Universal Credit: 29 April 2013 to 12 July 2018

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Data tables: Universal Credit, monthly experimental official statistics to 12 July 2018

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Details

These monthly experimental statistics include the total number of people who are on Universal Credit to 12 July 2018.

The statistics are broken down by:

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

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will continue to publish statistics on people on Universal Credit every month, but this will not include the data on starts and claims to Universal Credit. This data will only be published quarterly. From November 2018, the quarterly publication will also include statistics on households on Universal Credit.

DWP is currently investigating a discrepancy with the data on duration on Universal Credit. While we assess the scale of this issue we have removed this breakdown from Stat-Xplore. Caution should be used when viewing this breakdown through other mechanisms (such as supplementary tables).

Interactive statistics

View an interactive map which shows statistics on households on Universal Credit at Local Authority level.

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, an online tool for exploring some of DWP’s main statistics.

More information

Read the background information and methodology note for more information about the Universal Credit statistics.

Next release of these statistics: 11 September 2018.

Published 14 August 2018