Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Ceisteanna (155)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

155. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons that have made applications for means tested or non-means tested payments in each of the past three years to date; the number granted, refused or pending; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [39013/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy, where available, is provided the following tabular statements.

2019 (January to end-August)

Scheme

Registered

Awarded

Disallowed

Pending

State Pension Non-Contributory

6,183

5,330

1,497

1,641

State Pension Contributory

27,548

14,297

9,486

6,509

Widow(er)'s Contributory Pension

5,204

4,026

751

427

Jobseeker's Allowance

85,606

69,377

5,976

3,990

Jobseeker's Benefit

91,806

87,347

2,158

1,799

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

38,188

32,391

1,932

644

One Parent Family Payment

7,807

6,032

578

577

Maternity Benefit

29,898

30,531

1,036

212

Paternity Benefit

18,327

18,474

379

1,102

Disability Allowance

16,346

10,688

7,862

7,201

Carer's Allowance

13,478

11,022

5,794

4,695

Domiciliary Care Allowance

6,063

4,174

2,027

1,126

Illness Benefit

137,029

112,023

2,637

2,193

Occupational Injuries Benefit

10,803

4,336

1,323

2,130

Invalidity Pension

7,260

5,406

3,089

2,479

Carer's Benefit

3,297

2,252

813

918

Child Benefit

21,782

21,481

524

1,288

Working Family Payment

16,308

12,279

5,285

3,920

Household Benefits Package

47,296

35,965

10,892

1,497

2018

Scheme

Registered

Awarded

Disallowed

Pending

State Pension Non-Contributory

9,053

8,040

2,253

1,561

State Pension Contributory

42,084

28,364

10,304

4,252

Widow(er)'s Contributory Pension

7,542

5,835

1,085

619

Jobseeker's Allowance

137,770

111,006

9,563

3,852

Jobseeker's Benefit

127,586

117,825

2,745

3,418

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

187,409

55,542

2,844

532

One Parent Family Payment

11,466

8,978

774

657

Maternity Benefit

44,372

41,429

1,335

1,787

Paternity Benefit

25,358

24,080

380

1,709

Disability Allowance

23,080

17,205

12,682

5,549

Carer's Allowance

20,208

17,242

9,291

4,566

Domiciliary Care Allowance

8,609

3,104

2,225

1,280

Illness Benefit

143,423

112,012

29,109

1,030

Occupational Injuries Benefit

9,344

6,823

1,590

450

Invalidity Pension

10,967

7,334

4,601

2,188

Carer's Benefit

4,101

2,774

1,026

846

Child Benefit

32,034

31,549

833

1,517

Working Family Payment

27,854

28,226

8,274

5,178

Household Benefits Package

69,703

53,626

16,604

1,755

2017

Scheme

Registered

Awarded

Disallowed

Pending

State Pension Non-Contributory

9,187

7,577

2,139

1,896

State Pension Contributory

39,883

27,673

10,002

3,059

Widow(er)'s Contributory Pension

7,599

5,695

1,240

519

Jobseeker's Allowance

155,854

124,970

10,238

4,893

Jobseeker's Benefit

129,241

118,076

2,459

3,131

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

346,743

175,836

2,819

2,729

One Parent Family Payment

11,452

8,741

728

900

Maternity Benefit

44,227

45,621

1,570

185

Paternity Benefit

27,200

26,559

542

876

Disability Allowance

23,657

17,469

12,022

5,768

Carer's Allowance

23,800

17,290

8,599

5,284

Domiciliary Care Allowance

8,197

6,823

2,187

1,240

Illness Benefit

209,384

159,030

44,709

5,077

Occupational Injuries Benefit

13,193

10,739

2,019

311

Invalidity Pension

10,458

8,976

4,579

1,653

Carer's Benefit

3,590

2,605

620

615

Child Benefit

32,448

31,301

674

1,871

Working Family Payment

28,730

18,382

10,402

2,824

Household Benefits Package

75,593

56,020

18,030

1,357