There are now 106,255 lone parents on JSA, and they make up 7% of the total JSA cohort.
As expected, the largest rise (almost 10,000) is with the group whose youngest child is between seven and nine.
The number of women on JSA also rose, up by 5,100 to reach 462,300, the highest figure since October 1996.
Figures from the April 2011 Labour Market Statistics.
NB Lone parent figures are still deemed experimental