Households on Universal Credit Dashboard
Latest data upto December 2016 by DWP
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As UC expands the number of households claiming continues to grow.
Figure 1: Number of households claiming UC, Aug 15 to Dec 16
Figure 2: Number of households claiming UC by payment indicator, Aug 15 to Dec 16
67% of households in Great Britain who were claiming UC in December 2016 were receiving a payment
Figure 3: Proprotion of households claiming UC who were receiving a payment by Family Type, Dec 16.
Figure 4: Number of households claiming UC who were receiving a payment by Monthly Award Amount Bands, Dec 16.