Official Statistics

Universal Credit: 29 April 2013 to 9 November 2017

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

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Universal Credit: 29 April 2013 to 9 November 2017

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Data tables: Universal Credit, monthly experimental official statistics to 9 November 2017

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A later release of these statistics can be found in the Universal Credit statistics collection.

Revision to Universal Credit claims

There has been a revision to the number of Universal Credit claims made between 13 January and 14 September 2017 in this publication. Other measures are not affected.

Read our statistical notice for more information.

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

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.

Published 13 December 2017
Last updated 2 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Corrected the sub-heading on page 4 of the PDF, this now says '53 percent of starts to Universal Credit in November were from 25-49 year olds'. It originally said '53 percent of starts to Universal Credit in October were from 25-49 year olds'. No changes to the data have been made.
  2. First published.