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 003A110115105105110125
Q1 - Most Deprived13,52213,49413,24213,58613,90113,599
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 003A12.4%12.7%11.6%11.9%12.4%14.1%
Q1 - Most Deprived13.6%13.6%13.3%13.4%13.7%13.4%
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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