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

Area201120122013201420152016
South Hams 001504035302520
Q4 - Below Average1,8531,7951,6531,5151,4251,215
South Hams630605550515505400
Devon7,2907,5316,9756,2455,8455,085
Western LCP5,6955,7805,2004,7354,3003,605

 

Percentage of 16 to 24 benefit claimants

Area201120122013201420152016
South Hams 0016.3%5.6%5.0%4.4%3.7%2.9%
Q4 - Below Average7.9%7.6%7.0%6.3%6.0%5.1%
South Hams8.3%8.4%7.6%7.3%7.2%5.7%
Devon9.1%9.4%8.6%7.7%7.2%6.3%
South West10.0%10.5%9.8%8.6%7.8%6.2%
England12.0%12.5%11.6%9.9%8.5%6.7%
Western LCP12.3%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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