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Data on the number and value of claims made.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have published the number of claims made to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) up to 14 June 2021 and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) up to 6 June 2021.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

This update provides a snapshot of those that were furloughed as at the 31 May 2021.

  • As at 31 May 2021, 88,500 employments in Wales were furloughed under the CJRS, a take up rate of 7%; slightly lower than the take up rate across the UK of 8%.
  • There was a 34% decrease in the number of furloughed employments in Wales between 30 April and 31 May 2021, and the number of furloughed employments are at the lowest level since the time series began on 1 July 2020.
  • 43,700 females and 44,800 males in Wales were furloughed under the CJRS as at 31 May 2021.
  • The take up rate of furloughed employments across Wales ranged from 6% to 10%.


CJRS data includes those furloughed as at 31 May 2021 and for whom claims were submitted to HMRC by 14 June 2021. Figures for May are preliminary and are likely to be revised in future releases.

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

These statistics set out information on the fourth grant of the Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) which opened for claims on the 22 April 2020 and closed on 1 June 2020.

  • Up to 6 June 2021, there have been 77,000 successful claims for the fourth SEISS in Wales, which is 55% of those who are eligible for the scheme.
  • The total value of all claims made in Wales up to 6 June 2021 was £203 million.
  • Self-employed people working in construction in Wales accounted for by far the largest share of all claims (32%).


Vanessa Allis

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Telephone: 0300 025 8099

Rydym yn croesawu galwadau yn Gymraeg / We welcome calls in Welsh.