Universal Credit statistics: data to 1 September 2016

Document type
Other
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions
Publisher
DWP
Date of publication
14 September 2016
Subject(s)
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Employment
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

Download (246KB )

Universal Credit aims to reduce poverty, by making work pay, and to help claimants and their families to become more independent.

This summary contains statistics on Universal Credit covering the period to 1 September 2016 (for claims made) and 11 August 2016 (for starts and people receiving Universal Credit).

The number of people on Universal Credit as of 11 August 2016 was 324,058. Of these people 133,718 (41 per cent) were in employment.

Related to Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion

Labour's proposed income tax rises for high-income individuals

Briefing note on Labour's proposed income tax rises

Should generations differ in their wealth accumulation

Working paper on wealth accumulation across the generations

Employees earnings since the great recession: the latest picture

Briefing note on changes in earnings over time

More items related to this subject