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Pension Credit: Take-up

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 80664, tabled on 7 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of eligible people were claiming Pension Credit in (a) 2018, (b) 2019, (c) 2020, (d) 2021 and (e) 2022.

Answered on

14 November 2022

Estimates for Pension Credit take-up in a financial year are only available at the Great Britain level and are available in the “Income-related benefits: estimates of take-up” publication which can be found here:

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