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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
Torridge 009 65 65 75 80 75 75
Q2 - Above Average 2,480 2,635 2,830 3,000 3,280 3,465
Torridge 565 580 605 620 695 760
Devon 5,145 5,345 5,745 5,830 6,405 6,765
Northern LCP 1,315 1,315 1,405 1,440 1,590 1,740

 

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

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Torridge 009 1.6% 1.6% 1.8% 2.0% 1.8% 1.8%
Q2 - Above Average 1.4% 1.5% 1.6% 1.7% 1.9% 2.0%
Torridge 1.5% 1.5% 1.6% 1.6% 1.8% 2.0%
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%
Northern LCP 1.4% 1.4% 1.5% 1.5% 1.7% 1.9%

 

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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