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

Area201120122013201420152016
South Hams 001C515105105
Q4 - Below Average1,5501,6411,7131,7541,7611,436
South Hams560600600650620525
Devon5,0055,2955,6155,6705,7054,810
Western LCP3,1903,3953,5153,5553,5602,895

 

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

Area201120122013201420152016
South Hams 001C0.6%1.9%1.3%0.6%1.3%0.6%
Q4 - Below Average1.1%1.1%1.2%1.2%1.2%1.0%
South Hams1.1%1.2%1.2%1.3%1.3%1.1%
Devon1.1%1.2%1.2%1.2%1.3%1.1%
South West1.0%1.1%1.2%1.2%1.2%1.1%
England1.0%1.1%1.1%1.1%1.1%0.9%
Western LCP1.5%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