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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

Area201120122013201420152016
Teignbridge 006545555535500485450
Q3 - Average21,34721,50420,53619,26918,73718,106
Teignbridge8,5958,6208,3307,8707,7407,420
Devon50,74551,37549,05046,32545,10043,430
Southern LCP25,30025,48024,83523,34522,71021,810

 

Percentage of working-age population receiving benefits

Area201120122013201420152016
Teignbridge 00614.9%15.4%14.9%14.1%13.7%12.7%
Q3 - Average10.7%10.9%10.4%9.8%9.5%9.2%
Teignbridge11.5%11.6%11.3%10.6%10.4%10.0%
Devon11.2%11.3%10.8%10.2%9.9%9.6%
South West12.0%12.2%11.8%11.0%10.6%10.1%
England13.9%14.1%13.5%12.5%11.8%11.1%
Southern LCP15.6%15.8%15.4%14.5%14.1%13.6%

 

Percentage trend of working-age population receiving benefits

 

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

 

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