Carers working age benefit claimants

Based on the number of people claiming Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)benefits in the carers client group, as a percentage of the total working-age (16 to 64) population.

 

Number of people receiving benefits who are in the carers client group

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
South Hams 008C 0 5 0 5 5 5
Q3 - Average 2,171 2,269 2,499 2,488 2,771 2,930
South Hams 495 540 570 600 660 680
Devon 5,145 5,345 5,745 5,830 6,405 6,765
Western Locality 2,765 2,990 3,255 3,465 3,900 4,020

 

Percentage of people receiving benefits who are in the carers client group

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
South Hams 008C 0% 0.6% 0% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
Q3 - Average 1.1% 1.1% 1.3% 1.3% 1.4% 1.5%
South Hams 1.0% 1.1% 1.2% 1.2% 1.4% 1.4%
Devon 1.1% 1.2% 1.3% 1.3% 1.4% 1.5%
South West 1.0% 1.1% 1.2% 1.2% 1.3% 1.1%
England 1.1% 1.2% 1.3% 1.4% 1.5% 1.2%
Western Locality 1.3% 1.4% 1.5% 1.6% 1.8% 1.8%

 

Percentage trend of people receiving benefits who are in the carers client group

 

Percentage of people receiving benefits who are in the carers client group

 

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