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The following table shows the number of families receiving tax credits, and the number of claimants of carer's allowance; for the four specified regions.
|England||West Midlands||Dudley borough||Dudley North constituency|
|Number of families receiving tax credits (December 2012)||3,887.1||459.1||24.6||7.2|
|Number of claimants of carer's allowance (February 2012)||504.8||63.1||4.0||1.2|
The tax credit figures presented here will include a small number of out-of-work families for whom an amount equivalent to tax credits is provided through DWP benefits.
These figures on tax credits are taken from the latest HMRC publication “Child and Working Tax Credit Statistics: Geographic Analyses”, found here:
The figures on carer's allowance can also be found at: