37,000 more people on welfare

The latest benefit statistics shows that since the change of Government:

  • 37,000 more people on
  • A 22% increase in those on a jobseeker benefit
  • 16,000 more people who have been on a benefit for over a year
  • A 30% increase in Maori and Pasifka jobseeker benefit levels
  • 15,000 more children living in a benefit dependent household

The year of delivery strikes again.

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