Official Statistics

Winter Fuel Payment: caseload and household figures 2011 to 2012

Statistics on the number of payment claimants by local authority and by parliamentary constituency.

Documents

Recipients by age and gender: by local authority

This file is in an OpenDocument format

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email accessible.formats@dwp.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Recipients by age and gender: by parliamentary constituency

This file is in an OpenDocument format

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email accessible.formats@dwp.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Recipients by age and payment amount: by local authority

This file is in an OpenDocument format

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email accessible.formats@dwp.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Recipients by age and payment amount: by parliamentary constituency

This file is in an OpenDocument format

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email accessible.formats@dwp.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Households: by local authority

This file is in an OpenDocument format

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email accessible.formats@dwp.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Households: by parliamentary constituency

This file is in an OpenDocument format

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email accessible.formats@dwp.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

The key points from the latest release are:

  • total number of people receiving the payment for winter 2011/12 was 12.61 million
  • of this figure 2.67 million people received the age-related payment for those aged 80 or over
  • 42% of all recipients in Great Britain received the lower amount of £100
  • 54% of recipients were female, though this figure rose to 62% for those over 80
  • there were 9.14 million households in receipt of the payment

An issue was discovered with the 2010/11 parliamentary constituency breakdown of recipients by age and payment amount for Wales. Revised statistics were published on 26 September 2012.

Published 26 September 2012