Latest Stats

Twice a year we release stats about the number of emergency food supplies given to people in crisis by food banks in the Trussell Trust network.

The data that we gather from the frontline work of food banks (both the numbers of people receiving emergency food parcels and the reasons for visiting a food bank) helps us campaign for change to ensure everyone can afford their own food.


Mid year stats

April 2021 – September 2021

The Trussell Trust’s food bank network provided 936,000 emergency food parcels to people in crisis between April and September 2021.

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End of year stats

April 2020 – March 2021

Record 2.5 million emergency food parcels given to people in crisis in the past year as the Trussell Trust calls for governments at all levels across the UK to commit to developing a plan to end the need for food banks once and for all.

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Real Stories

“We didn’t know where our next meal was going to come from and we were really struggling.”

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Media Enquiries

The Trussell Trust is a leading voice on UK poverty and hunger. Please visit the Press & Media page to find out more.

Press & Media