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Working age benefit claimants

Number of people claiming Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) benefits as a percentage of the total working-age (16 to 64) population.

 

Number of working-age population receiving benefits

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Exeter 011E 80 75 65 60 70 65
Q5 - Least Deprived 5,615 5,520 5,288 5,026 4,981 4,684
Exeter 9,580 9,630 9,125 8,545 8,290 7,960
Devon 50,745 51,375 49,050 46,325 45,100 43,430
Eastern LCP 23,895 24,120 23,055 21,740 21,150 20,440

 

Percentage of working-age population receiving benefits

Area 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Exeter 011E 8.5% 7.9% 6.7% 6.0% 7.0% 6.5%
Q5 - Least Deprived 6.7% 6.6% 6.3% 6.0% 5.9% 5.6%
Exeter 12.0% 11.8% 11.0% 10.0% 9.7% 9.3%
Devon 11.2% 11.3% 10.8% 10.2% 9.9% 9.6%
South West 12.0% 12.2% 11.8% 11.0% 10.6% 10.1%
England 13.9% 14.1% 13.5% 12.5% 11.8% 11.1%
Eastern LCP 10.6% 10.7% 10.2% 9.5% 9.2% 8.9%

 

Percentage trend of working-age population receiving benefits

 

Percentage of working-age population receiving benefits (latest data)

 

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