Universal Credit Statistics - May 2020

Date published: 26 August 2020

Last updated: 30 November 2021

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.


The Northern Ireland Universal Credit Quarterly Report is the official source for Universal Credit statistics in Northern Ireland. These figures differ to earlier published management information.

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