Pensioners: Females

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 2nd July 2012.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Conservative, West Suffolk

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many female pensioners there are in each (a) region, (b) county and (c) parliamentary constituency.

Photo of Steve Webb Steve Webb The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Statistics on the number of females in receipt of state pension by region, county and parliamentary constituency are available from 100% data and are published on the Office for National Statistic’s website at:


1. The information does not include all females over state pension age. For example, those who have not claimed their state pension.

2. To access the data use the Wizard query; select ‘all datasets by theme’; ‘DWP benefits’; ‘benefit claimants—state pension’; and select the categories of information required.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.