Manchester City Council

The Council & democracy Income and Welfare Benefits

Here you can get data and intelligence about income and welfare benefits.

Key income and welfare benefits statistics

  • The combined number of Manchester Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) and Universal Credit (UC) not in work claimants was 9,395 in November 2017, representing 2.5% of residents aged 16-64. 

Accessing income and welfare benefits data

Local level income and welfare benefits data can be accessed from the Intelligence Hub, where you can view and download the data on a map and a chart.


A number of reports have been produced by the council relating to income and welfare benefits.

Download income and welfare benefits reports

External data and intelligence

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