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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
Holsworthy 120 130 145 145 145 130
Q2 - Above Average 2,425 2,610 2,715 2,760 2,790 2,255
Torridge 480 505 535 555 530 460
Devon 5,005 5,295 5,615 5,670 5,705 4,810
Northern LCP 1,105 1,165 1,270 1,280 1,245 1,080

 

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

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Holsworthy 1.3% 1.4% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 1.4%
Q2 - Above Average 1.4% 1.5% 1.6% 1.6% 1.6% 1.3%
Torridge 1.3% 1.3% 1.4% 1.5% 1.4% 1.2%
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%
Northern LCP 1.2% 1.2% 1.4% 1.4% 1.3% 1.2%

 

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