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Social Security Scotland statistics: publications


This is the collection for statistics relating to Social Security Scotland, including publications about specific benefits, feedback, workforce and equalities analysis.

Further information about reporting at Social Security Scotland, including social research, is available from the Social Security Scotland reporting webpage.

Benefits for carers and disability assistance

Carer's Allowance, Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance and Severe Disablement Allowance statistics are published quarterly in parallel with the Department for Work and Pensions. Carer’s Allowance Supplement statistics are published twice a year following each round of payments.

Child Disability Payment is a replacement of the Disability Living Allowance for Children in Scotland, which was previously delivered by the Department for Work and Pensions. It provides money to help with the extra care and mobility costs that a child living with a disability might have. Statistics are published quarterly.

Social Security Scotland analytical performance report

Annual summary of performance of Social Security Scotland.

Child Winter Heating Assistance

Child Winter Heating Assistance is an automatic payment of £200 for children and young people under 18 who get the highest rate of the care component of Disability Living Allowance for children.

Adult Disability Payment

Adult Disability Payment helps with the extra costs of having a disability or long-term health condition.

It replaces Personal Independence Payment for the people of Scotland.

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