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
Mid Devon 010C454545403540
Q2 - Above Average13,69513,61513,13013,55013,78013,630
Mid Devon2,3352,2602,2402,2852,2302,245
Devon25,05524,69023,90024,07524,24024,020
Eastern LCP11,58511,38011,18011,42511,46511,370

 

Percentage receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

Area201120122013201420152016
Mid Devon 010C4.0%4.1%4.2%3.6%3.2%3.6%
Q2 - Above Average7.9%7.9%7.6%7.8%7.9%7.8%
Mid Devon4.9%4.8%4.8%4.9%4.8%4.8%
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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