Disabled working age benefit claimants

The number of people claiming Department of Work and Pensions (DWP)
benefits as a percentage of the total working-age (16 to 64) population.

 

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

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
South Hams 008C 10 10 10 10 10 15
Q3 - Average 2,236 2,454 2,596 2,608 2,578 2,258
South Hams 560 600 600 650 620 525
Devon 5,005 5,295 5,615 5,670 5,705 4,810
Western Locality 3,190 3,395 3,515 3,555 3,560 2,895

 

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

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
South Hams 008C 1.1% 1.1% 1.1% 1.1% 1.1% 1.7%
Q3 - Average 1.1% 1.2% 1.3% 1.3% 1.3% 1.1%
South Hams 1.1% 1.2% 1.2% 1.3% 1.3% 1.1%
Devon 1.1% 1.2% 1.2% 1.2% 1.3% 1.1%
South West 1.0% 1.1% 1.2% 1.2% 1.2% 1.1%
England 1.0% 1.1% 1.1% 1.1% 1.1% 0.9%
Western Locality 1.5% 1.6% 1.6% 1.6% 1.6% 1.3%

 

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

 

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