Official Statistics

Winter Fuel Payments by EEA country

Data on the number of Winter Fuel Payments made and the amounts spent on them, by European Economic Area (EEA) country and Switzerland.


Winter Fuel Payments and expenditure by EEA country and Switzerland

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This publication provides Winter Fuel Payment data on:

  • the number of payments made to eligible individuals
  • total expenditure by country

We update these tables once a year so the totals used in breakdowns may not be consistent with those published in the main Winter Fuel Payment tables.

Published 26 September 2012
Last updated 20 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added data for 2016 to 2017.
  2. Added data for 2015 to 2016.
  3. Added data for 2014 to 2015.
  4. Table updated to include figures for 2013/14.
  5. Table updated to include figures for 2012/13
  6. Changed next benefit expenditure release date to: Following publication of the department's accounts.
  7. First published.