How is the welfare budget split?

Published: 10th Jul 2015

In 2013/14 the government spent 37% of its entire spend on welfare. This was £251 billion. Use the sliders on the ONS digital site to estimate how this was split, then see the actual split when you're ready.


ONS digital


Leaked 'fake news' inquiry report - our response and how you can help

We aim for our factchecks to be as accurate and up-to-date as possible. If you think we've made an error or missed some relevant information, please email