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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

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Exeter 011E 30 40 25 30 35 35
Q5 - Least Deprived 2,614 2,518 2,413 2,397 2,437 2,399
Exeter 4,575 4,520 4,460 4,660 4,675 4,585
Devon 25,055 24,690 23,900 24,075 24,240 24,020
Eastern LCP 11,585 11,380 11,180 11,425 11,465 11,370

 

Percentage receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Exeter 011E 3.2% 4.2% 2.6% 3.0% 3.5% 3.5%
Q5 - Least Deprived 3.1% 3.0% 2.9% 2.9% 2.9% 2.9%
Exeter 5.7% 5.6% 5.4% 5.5% 5.5% 5.4%
Devon 5.5% 5.5% 5.3% 5.3% 5.3% 5.3%
South West 5.8% 5.7% 5.6% 5.6% 5.7% 3.1%
England 6.1% 6.0% 5.9% 5.9% 6.0% 3.4%
Eastern LCP 5.1% 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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