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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

Area201120122013201420152016
Teignbridge 007155150135140120110
Q4 - Below Average6,1466,0475,8575,6935,7035,626
Teignbridge4,2204,1353,9853,9503,9903,970
Devon25,05524,69023,90024,07524,24024,020
Southern LCP12,36512,16511,86511,94512,16512,090

 

Percentage receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

Area201120122013201420152016
Teignbridge 0074.5%4.3%3.9%4.0%3.4%3.1%
Q4 - Below Average4.2%4.1%4.0%3.9%3.9%3.8%
Teignbridge5.7%5.6%5.4%5.3%5.4%5.3%
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%
Southern LCP7.6%7.5%7.4%7.4%7.6%7.5%

 

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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