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Working Tax Credit: Females

Treasury written question – answered on 14th December 2011.

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Photo of Jessica Morden Jessica Morden Labour, Newport East

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of people who receive working tax credit in Wales; and what proportion of these are female.

Photo of David Gauke David Gauke The Exchequer Secretary

The following table shows the gender breakdown of households receiving working tax credit in Wales:

Number of in-work households benefiting from working tax credit in Wales, by gender
Thousand
Single female 72.9
Single male 16.1
Couple 169.3
Total 258.3

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