The Benefits Statistics Summary provides an up-to-date, concise overview of the main benefits administered by the Department. It is designated as a National Statistic and is produced quarterly.

Benefit Claimants by Extract Date (Provisional)

As well as the Benefits Statistics Summary, PSU also provide up to date claimant numbers for each benefit. These figures are provisional and do not undergo the same scrutiny as the National Statistic.

Changes to Benefits Statistics Summary

The purpose of this notice is to notify users of the addition of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) statistics to the Northern Ireland Benefit Statistics Summary publication. The publication will include summary statistics of PIP registrations, clearances, awards, claims in payment and reassessments from Disability Living Allowance.

Benefits Statistics Summary Publication (National Statistic)

The Benefits Statistics Summary is released quarterly in the last week of February, May, August and November. The next edition in this series will be released on 27 May 2020.

User Consultation

Professional Services Unit (PSU) would appreciate your feedback on the Benefits Statistics Summary. The request for user feedback and survey can be found below:

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