A comparison of the number of recipients of working families tax credits and disabled person tax credits as at May 2001, and in-work families with children receiving more than the family element of child and working tax credits in 2004-05, shows that all local authorities have had an increase in the number of recipients.
Geographical breakdown of children’s tax credits is not available.
Estimates for the number of recipients of working families tax credits and disabled persons tax credits, from May 2001 to November 2002, are published in “Working Families and Disabled Persons Tax Credit Statistics, Geographical Analyses”, which is available on the HMRC website at:
Estimates for 2003-04 and 2004-05 of the numbers of in-work families with tax credits awards, by local authority, based on final family circumstances and incomes for 2003-04 and 2004-05 are published in “Child and Working Tax Credits. Finalised Awards 2003-04 Geographical Analysis” and the “Child and Working Tax Credits. Finalised Awards 2004-05 Geographical Analysis”. These publications and provisional estimates for the number of in-work families by local authority with tax credit awards as at selected dates in 2005-06 are available on the HMRC website at: