Aged 16 to 24 Benefit Claimants

Based on the number of 16 to 24 year-olds claiming Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) benefits as a percentage of the total 16 to 24 year-old population.

 

Number of 16 to 24 benefit claimants

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
South Hams 008C 5 5 5 5 5 5
Q3 - Average 2,965 3,056 2,867 2,617 2,420 2,042
South Hams 630 605 550 515 505 400
Devon 7,290 7,531 6,975 6,245 5,845 5,085
Western Locality 5,695 5,780 5,200 4,735 4,300 3,605

 

Percentage of 16 to 24 benefit claimants

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
South Hams 008C 4.6% 4.6% 4.3% 4.1% 4.1% 4.1%
Q3 - Average 8.1% 8.3% 7.8% 7.1% 6.6% 5.6%
South Hams 8.3% 8.4% 7.6% 7.3% 7.2% 5.7%
Devon 9.1% 9.4% 8.6% 7.7% 7.2% 6.3%
South West 10.0% 10.5% 9.8% 8.6% 7.8% 6.2%
England 12.0% 12.5% 11.6% 9.9% 8.5% 6.7%
Western Locality 12.3% 12.3% 11.0% 10.0% 9.1% 7.6%

 

Trend of percentage of 16 to 24 benefit claimants

 

Percentage of 16 to 24 benefit claimants (latest period)

 

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