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
West Devon 002265255255280290325
Q3 - Average10,42810,1969,8389,7249,6999,621
West Devon1,7401,7251,6801,7551,7451,735
Devon25,05524,69023,90024,07524,24024,020
Western LCP16,41016,32515,75515,91516,18015,700

 

Percentage receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

Area201120122013201420152016
West Devon 0025.8%5.7%5.7%6.3%6.5%7.3%
Q3 - Average5.2%5.2%5.0%4.9%4.9%4.9%
West Devon5.4%5.4%5.3%5.6%5.5%5.5%
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%
Western LCP7.5%7.5%7.2%7.3%7.4%7.2%

 

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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