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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

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Holsworthy 515 500 525 490 510 550
Q2 - Above Average 13,695 13,615 13,130 13,550 13,780 13,630
Torridge 2,540 2,540 2,415 2,370 2,385 2,450
Devon 25,055 24,690 23,900 24,075 24,240 24,020
Northern LCP 6,045 6,000 5,680 5,665 5,710 5,715

 

Percentage receiving employment support allowance or incapacity benefit

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Holsworthy 5.4% 5.3% 5.5% 5.2% 5.4% 5.8%
Q2 - Above Average 7.9% 7.9% 7.6% 7.8% 7.9% 7.8%
Torridge 6.6% 6.6% 6.3% 6.2% 6.3% 6.4%
Devon 5.5% 5.5% 5.3% 5.3% 5.3% 5.3%
South West 5.8% 5.7% 5.6% 5.6% 5.7% 3.1%
England 6.1% 6.0% 5.9% 5.9% 6.0% 3.4%
Northern LCP 6.4% 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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