Sustained pressure?

Anvar Sarygulov

February 2022

The original analysis investigates newly published data from the 2019-20 UK Household Longitudinal Study and provides a snapshot of the financial, mental, and social wellbeing of different groups of benefit claimants between January 2019 and December 2020, just before and during the first nine months of the pandemic.

The analysis compares the experiences of six distinct population groups: UC claimants, Working Tax Credit (WTC) claimants, Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) claimants, Employment Support Allowance (ESA) claimants, Income Support (IS) claimants, and the rest of the population. 

Read the analysis