Universal Credit is a new payment to help support households that are out of work or are on a low income. Universal Credit was introduced in Northern Ireland on a phased geographical basis from 27 September 2017. Statistics have been compiled on the following:

  • The number of claimants and households on Universal Credit
  • Family type of households on Universal Credit
  • Average payments households receive
  • Statistics on housing support
  • Where Universal Credit claimants are located
  • The work conditionality regime that claimants belong to

Latest Universal Credit Publication

Previous Universal Credit Publications

User Consultation 

Professional Services Unit (PSU) would appreciate your feedback on the Universal Credit Statistics publication. The request for user feedback and survey can be found below;

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