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
North Devon 010C807560506565
Q2 - Above Average13,69513,61513,13013,55013,78013,630
North Devon3,5053,4603,2653,2953,3253,265
Devon25,05524,69023,90024,07524,24024,020
Northern LCP6,0456,0005,6805,6655,7105,715

 

Percentage receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

Area201120122013201420152016
North Devon 010C8.3%7.9%7.2%6.3%8.1%8.1%
Q2 - Above Average7.9%7.9%7.6%7.8%7.9%7.8%
North Devon6.2%6.2%5.9%6.0%6.0%5.9%
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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