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National Benefit Factsheets 2006

These factsheets provide a time series of national statistics showing the number of people receiving main benefits. They are updated on a quarterly basis.


Headline Benefit Numbers

This report shows trends in the total number of working aged recipients (aged 18 - 64 years) of main benefits. The report also includes headline benefit numbers, which are the same numbers excluding students receiving an Unemployment Benefit because of hardship during a break in their studies.


Domestic Purposes Benefit


Invalids Benefit


Sickness Benefit


Unemployment Benefit


All main benefits