Dashboard Child Benefit transactions

This dashboard shows information about how the Child Benefit transactions service is currently performing.

Transactions per year

5.34m

Apr 2016 to Mar 2017

−1.05% Jan to Dec 2016

Total cost

£39.3m

Apr 2016 to Mar 2017

−6.87% Jan to Dec 2016

Cost per transaction

£7.36

Apr 2016 to Mar 2017

−5.88% Jan to Dec 2016

Transactions per quarter

Total number of transactions each quarter

Jan to Mar 20171.17m

Dates Click to sort Number of applications Click to sort
1 October to 31 December 2015 1.21m
1 January to 31 March 2016 1.22m
1 April to 30 June 2016 1.47m
1 July to 30 September 2016 1.65m
1 October to 31 December 2016 1.05m
1 January to 31 March 2017 1.17m
Dates Click to sort Number of applications Click to sort
1 October to 31 December 2015 1.21m
1 January to 31 March 2016 1.22m
1 April to 30 June 2016 1.47m
1 July to 30 September 2016 1.65m
1 October to 31 December 2016 1.05m
1 January to 31 March 2017 1.17m

Digital take-up

Digital take-up rates each quarter

Jan to Mar 20171.5%

Dates Click to sort Percentage digital take-up Click to sort
1 October to 31 December 2015 9.1%
1 January to 31 March 2016 6.8%
1 April to 30 June 2016 5.3%
1 July to 30 September 2016 3.9%
1 October to 31 December 2016 1.4%
1 January to 31 March 2017 1.5%
Dates Click to sort Percentage digital take-up Click to sort
1 October to 31 December 2015 9.1%
1 January to 31 March 2016 6.8%
1 April to 30 June 2016 5.3%
1 July to 30 September 2016 3.9%
1 October to 31 December 2016 1.4%
1 January to 31 March 2017 1.5%

Data for initial claims and changes to circumstances to help parents or guardians with the cost of raising a child.

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