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    State Pension Recipients, Borough

    Department for Work and Pensions
    The State Pension was first introduced on 1 January 1909. The foundation of a universal contribution-related basic State Pension was laid in the 1940s. There are two main types of State Pension: contributory and non-contributory. Contributory State Pension consists of any combination of a Basic Pension (BP), Additional Pension (AP) or Graduated Retirement Benefit (GRB). Non-contributory pension consists of a Basic Pension plus any Gradu...
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    Economic Inactivity Rate by Broad Ethnic Group (working-age)

    Office for National Statistics (ONS)
    Economic inactivity rates broken down by ethnic group. The economically inactive population is comprised of those who are unable or do not wish to enter employment. The data are taken from the Annual Population Survey, produced by the Office for National Statistics.
  • Updated 3 days ago

    Employment and Support Allowance Claimants

    Department for Work and Pensions
    Numbers and rates of people claiming Employment Support Allowance. Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) replaced Incapacity Benefit and Income Support paid on the grounds of incapacity for new claims from 27th October 2008.
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    Pension Credit Claimants, Borough

    Department for Work and Pensions
    Pension Credit was introduced in October 2003. It is a non-contributory, income-related benefit. Its purposes are: To lift the poorest pensioners out of poverty by providing a contribution to a minimum guaranteed income for those aged 60 and over living in Great Britain. To reward those aged 65 and over who have made modest provision for their retirement. It is not necessary to have paid National Insurance contributions ...
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    Incapacity Benefit Claimants, Borough

    Department for Work and Pensions
    Incapacity Benefit (IB) replaced Sickness Benefit and Invalidity Benefit from 13 April 1995. It is paid to people who are assessed as being incapable of work and who meet certain contribution conditions. There are three rates of Incapacity Benefit. There are two short-term rates: the lower rate (IBST(L)) is paid for the first 28 weeks of sickness and the higher rate (IBST(H)) for weeks 29 to 52. The long-term rate (IBLT) applies to peo...
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    Income Support Claimants, Borough

    Department for Work and Pensions
    Table showing numbers and rates of income support claimants. Income Support is intended to help people on low incomes who do not have to be available for employment. It can normally be claimed by people who are: - aged 16 or over; - not working or working under 16 hours per week (and/or with a partner working under 24 hours); - not required to be available for full-time employment; and - in receipt of insufficient income to meet prescr...
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    Job Seekers Allowance Claimants, Borough

    Department for Work and Pensions
    Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) replaced Unemployment Benefit and Income Support for unemployed people on 7th October 1996. It is payable to people under state pension age who are available for and actively seeking work. Participants in some government training schemes are able to claim JSA. In addition to signing an agreement with Job Centre Plus stipulating work restrictions and a programme for finding work a person must: be living in Gre...
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    Employment Rates

    Office for National Statistics (ONS)
    Number and percentage of residents aged 16-64 who are in employment by sex (000's) (Seasonally adjusted), for rolling quarters since 1992 by region and country. The figures in this dataset are adjusted to compensate for seasonal variations in employment. Figures are released every month for rolling quarters. Data from ONS Table HI00. The data are taken from the Labour Force Survey and Annual Population Survey, produced by the Office f...
  • Updated 5 days ago

    Economic Inactivity

    Office for National Statistics (ONS)
    Economic inactivity rates for London and the UK by month. This dataset also includes annual data that reports economic inactivity by reason, gender, ethnic group and disability.
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    Flexible Working

    Office for National Statistics (ONS)
    Number and rate of people aged 16 and over, working in London with a flexible working arrangement. This dataset is one of the Greater London Authority's measures of Economic Fairness. Click here to find out more.