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 002707555655550
Q3 - Average2,9653,0562,8672,6172,4202,042
South Hams630605550515505400
Devon7,2907,5316,9756,2455,8455,085

 

Percentage of 16 to 24 benefit claimants

Area201120122013201420152016
South Hams 0029.9%11.2%8.6%10.4%8.8%8.0%
Q3 - Average8.1%8.3%7.8%7.1%6.6%5.6%
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%

 

Trend of percentage of 16 to 24 benefit claimants

 

Percentage of 16 to 24 benefit claimants (latest period)

 

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