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Data on the number and value of claims made, up to 30 June 2020.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have published the number of claims made to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) up to 30 June 2020.


  • 378,400 employments in Wales have been furloughed through the CJRS scheme; this is a take up rate of 29%, the joint lowest of all the UK countries and English regions.
  • 73% of employments in Accommodation & food services and Arts, entertainment, recreation and other services have been furloughed through CJRS.


  • 108,000 people in Wales have claimed a SEISS grant, which is 77% of the eligible population.
  • The total value of all claims made in Wales up to 30 June is £289 million.
  • Self-employed people working in construction in Wales accounted for the largest share of all claims (29%) and had one of the highest take up rates (84%).


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