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ESA or Incapacity Benefit claimants

Based on the number of people receiving Employment Support Allowance or Incapacity Benefit which relates to poor health as a percentage of the total working-age (16 to 64) population.

 

Number of people receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

Area201120122013201420152016
Holsworthy Rural ED515500525490510550
Q2 - Above Average13,69513,61513,13013,55013,78013,630
Torridge2,5402,5402,4152,3702,3852,450
Devon25,05524,69023,90024,07524,24024,020
Northern LCP6,0456,0005,6805,6655,7105,715

 

Percentage receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

Area201120122013201420152016
Holsworthy Rural ED5.4%5.3%5.5%5.2%5.4%5.8%
Q2 - Above Average7.9%7.9%7.6%7.8%7.9%7.8%
Torridge6.6%6.6%6.3%6.2%6.3%6.4%
Devon5.5%5.5%5.3%5.3%5.3%5.3%
South West5.8%5.7%5.6%5.6%5.7%3.1%
England6.1%6.0%5.9%5.9%6.0%3.4%
Northern LCP6.4%6.4%6.1%6.1%6.1%6.1%

 

Percentage trend of people receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

 

Percentage of people receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

 

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