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Welfare Rights Team - Facts and Figures

Find out useful facts and figures about the work done by Perth & Kinross Council's Welfare Rights Team.

Statistical information for previous years can be found below which includes:

  • Income Generated - this is the total amount of benefit income that people have gained as a direct result of having had involvement from the Welfare Rights Team.
  • Appeal Results - the amount of benefit appeals, including the percentage successful, where we have provided an appeal representation service

Income Generated (Benefit Gains)

Financial YearTotal Income Generated
2020/21£5,518,419.96
2019/20

£6,516,633.95

2018/19£5,974,592.69
2017/18£5,724,907.49
2016/17£5,113,490.18
2015/16£4,798,609.21
2014/15£4,576,204.89
2013/14£3,900,561.16
2012/13£3,628,139.25
2011/12£4,760,472.13
2010/11£5,289,448.28
2009/10£5,055,150.68
2008/09£3,049,420.22

Appeal Results

YearTotal number of appealsPercentage successful
2020/2121683%
2019/2033267%
2018/1934175%
2017/1836865%
2016/1730252%
2015/1621752%
2014/1522572%
2013/1453262%
2012/1332261%
2011/1250762%
2010/1137255%
2009/1027464%
2008/0922373%

Contact details

Welfare Rights Team

Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Tel 01738 476900 (Option 1)