Official Statistics

Universal Credit: 29 April 2013 to 13 June 2019

These experimental statistics cover the number of people and households on Universal Credit, starts and claims.


Data tables: Universal Credit, monthly experimental official statistics to 13 June 2019

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The latest release of these statistics 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
  • duration

Interactive statistics

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

View an interactive map which shows statistics on Universal Credit claimants at Jobcentre Plus office level.

Find further breakdowns of these statistics in Stat-Xplore, an online tool for exploring some of the Department for Work and Pensions’ main statistics.

More information

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

The statistical bulletin (in PDF format) is published every quarter, in line with the release that includes data on:

  • people
  • households
  • claims and starts to Universal Credit

Data for people on Universal Credit is available in Stat-Xplore and ODS tables on a monthly basis.

Published 16 July 2019