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16 May 2023

Child Disability Payment: high level statistics to 31 March 2023

Information on applications and payments for Child Disability Payment from 26 July 2021 to 31 March 2023.


25 April 2023

Child Winter Heating Assistance statistics: Winter 2022/2023

This publication provides information on children and young people who benefitted from, and recipients of, Child Winter Heating Assistance payments for winter 2022/2023. This publication covers payments issued to 31 March 2023 and provides updated figures for payments for winters of 2020/2021 and 2021/2022.


21 March 2023

Young Carer Grant: high level statistics to 31 January 2023

Social Security Scotland began taking applications for Young Carer Grant on 21 October 2019. This publication provides information on applications and payments for Young Carer Grant from this date to 31 January 2023.


14 March 2023

Social Security Scotland – workforce information: December 2022

This Official Statistics publication presents quarterly data on the Social Security Scotland’s workforce. The statistics show: numbers of directly employed staff by category numbers of non-directly employed workers by category staff sickness absence staff diversity information location information Quarterly updates to the tables in the publication are released in March, June, September, and December. The latest period is to the end of December 2022, published in March 2023.


28 February 2023

Scottish Child Payment: high level statistics to 31 December 2022

Scottish Child Payment was initially introduced for low-income families with children aged under six. The payment was extended to eligible low-income families with children aged under 16 on 14 November 2022. It is intended to provide regular, additional financial support for families already in receipt of qualifying benefits to assist with the costs of caring for a child.

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