The latest statistics (covering the period from April to June 2014) have been published by the Ministry of Justice.

The total number of claims dropped to 4,242 (compared to 13,899 last year down 69%) and was impacted by:

  • The introduction of fees
  • The introduction of Early Conciliation

The more detailed statistics reveal some interesting trends. (2013/14 figures are included in black against 2012/13 figures in red):

  Max. Award Median Award Average Award
Unfair Dismissal £3,402,245 £5,016 £11,813
  £236,147 £4,832 £10,127
Race Discrimination £162,593 £5,513 £11,203
  £65,172 £4,831 £8,945
Sex Discrimination £168,957 £8,039 £14,336
  £318,630 £5,900 £10,552
Disability Discrimination £236,922 £7,518 £14,502
  £387,472 £7,536 £16,320
Religious Discrimination £22,762 £3,191 £8,131
  £24,004 £4,759 £6,137
Sexual Orientation Discrimination £27,659 £6,824 £8,701
  £28,251 £6,319 £10,757
Age Discrimination £137,000 £6,000 £18,801
  £72,500 £4,499 £8,079