DWP benefit statistics tools

Stat-Xplore allows you to download and customise Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) statistics.

The DWP tabulation tool is no longer available, but there are other tools you can use. These tools let you create and download customised statistical tables.


Stat-Xplore is an online tool, it holds statistics on:

  • Alternative Claimant Count
  • Attendance Allowance (AA)
  • Benefit Cap
  • Benefit Combinations
  • Bereavement Benefits
  • Carer’s Allowance (CA)
  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • ESA Work Capability Assessments
  • Fraud and Error in the benefit system
  • Housing Benefit (HB)
  • HB flows
  • Households below average income (HBAI)
  • Incapacity Benefit (IB) and Severe Disablement Allowance (SDA)
  • Income Support (IS)
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB)
  • Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • National Insurance number allocations to adult overseas nationals
  • Pension Credit
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • sanction decisions for ESA, Income Support (IS), Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) and Universal Credit
  • State Pension
  • Universal Credit
  • Widow’s Benefit
  • Work Programme

You can use Stat-Xplore to:

  • create customised tabulations
  • view results in interactive charts
  • share outputs via social networking tools or download into common file formats

We welcome views on Stat-Xplore from our users. Please contact with feedback and queries on Stat-Xplore.

Stat-Xplore user guides

The following Stat-Xplore user guides are available:


Due to the improvements made to Stat-Xplore, May 2019 will be the last time NOMIS is updated for the datasets listed under “Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study” and August 2019 will be the last update of the “5% Sample Data”. We removed both products from NOMIS from November 2019. Please contact if you have any comments about this.

Published 15 February 2017
Last updated 14 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Page updated and information added about NOMIS.

  2. Added households below average income (HBAI) to the list of statistics now available on Stat-Xplore.

  3. First published.