The information requested is not available; caseload figures are published on a quarterly basis each year.
The most recent early caseload estimates available are for February 2006. As at February 2006, there were 2,706,200 pension credit claimants in Great Britain.
1. These figures are early estimates. Caseload figures are taken from the CMS scan at 17 February 2006, rated up to give end-month estimates. These are adjusted using the historical relationship between Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study (WPLS) and GMS data to give an estimate of the final WPLS figure.
2. Caseload figures are a count of the number of pension credit claims in payment at a given time.
3. Caseloads are rounded to the nearest hundred.
DWP Information Directorate: 100 per cent. data from the Generalised Matching Service (QMS).