Official Statistics

Universal Credit: Revision to the number of claims between 8 Apr and 1 Sept 2016 – statistical notice

The Universal Credit claim figures between 8 Apr and 1 Sept 2016 will be revised, because of an issue with the methodology used to calculate them. Other measures are not affected.

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Statistical notice: Revision to Universal Credit claim figures between 8 Apr and 1 Sept 2016

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This statistical notice advises you of a revision to the number of Universal Credit (UC) claims, between 8 April and 1 September 2016 in the 19 October 2016 publication, because of a methodological issue identified.

This issue has no impact to the other 2 published measures:

  • the number of people who people go on to start receiving UC
  • people currently in receipt of UC
Published 7 October 2016