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
Exeter 006A506050454555
Q3 - Average10,42810,1969,8389,7249,6999,621
Exeter4,5754,5204,4604,6604,6754,585
Devon25,05524,69023,90024,07524,24024,020
Eastern LCP11,58511,38011,18011,42511,46511,370

 

Percentage receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

Area201120122013201420152016
Exeter 006A3.9%4.7%4.1%3.7%3.7%4.5%
Q3 - Average5.2%5.2%5.0%4.9%4.9%4.9%
Exeter5.7%5.6%5.4%5.5%5.5%5.4%
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%
Eastern LCP5.1%5.0%4.9%5.0%5.0%5.0%

 

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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