Income-related benefits: estimates of take-up: financial year 2013/14 (experimental)

Document type
Other
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions
Publisher
DWP
Date of publication
1 June 2015
Subject(s)
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This publication contains estimates of the take-up of the main income-related benefits in Great Britain for the financial year 2013/14:

  • Pension Credit (caseload take-up estimated to be between 61 per cent and 64 per cent overall in 2013/14; expenditure take-up estimated to be between 67 per cent and 73 per cent overall in 2013/14).
  • Income Support, and Employment and Support Allowance (caseload take-up estimated to be between 77 per cent and 81 per cent overall in 2013/14; expenditure take-up estimated to be between 78 per cent and 82 per cent overall in 2013/14).
  • Jobseeker’s Allowance (Income-Based) (caseload take-up estimated to be between 55 per cent and 61 per cent overall in 2013/14; expenditure take-up estimated to be between 59 per cent and 66 per cent overall in 2013/14).
  • Housing Benefit (Caseload take-up estimated to be between 79 per cent and 82 per cent overall in 2013/14; expenditure take-up estimated to be between 85 per cent and 88 per cent overall in 2013/14).

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