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    Pension Credit Claimants, Borough

    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

    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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    Job Seekers Allowance Claimants, Borough

    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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    Income Support Claimants, Borough

    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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    Employment Rates

    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...
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    Unemployment Rate, Region

    Unemployment numbers and rates for those aged 16 or over. The unemployed population consists of those people out of work, who are actively looking for work and are available to start immediately. Unemployed numbers and rates also shown for equalities groups, by age, sex, ethnic group, and disability. Economic inactivity rates and numbers for regions. The data are taken from the Labour Force Survey and Annual Population Survey, produce...
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    Workless Households, Borough

    Tables show numbers and proportions of households that are classified as working, mixed or workless for all years between 2004 and 2013. Households include at least one person aged 16 to 64. '*' = Sample size too small to provide an estimate. Data comes from the Annual Population Survey (APS). Years are calender years, January-December. See more on the NOMIS website. Download APS households by combined economic activity status.
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    Children Living in Workless Households, Region

    Proportion of children living in workless households Children aged 0-15 living in a household including at least one person aged 16 to 64. with no person in employment. Percentages are based on children living in working-age households with known economic activity status. Source: Annual Population Survey Household datasets, ONS
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    Employee Jobs by sector

    Estimates of employee job numbers in London by industrial classification. The data is taken from the Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES), also used to update the Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR), the main sampling frame for business surveys conducted by the ONS. Annual figures, rounded to the nearest 100, for employee jobs in 16 industry aggregate groupings. BRES covers firms registered for Value Added Tax (VAT) ...
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    Employability Performance Rating (EPR) Annual Ratings

    The EPR is an annual rating which generates a rating from zero to four stars for grant holders based upon a provider’s performance in three Key Performance Areas (KPAs): delivery performance, quality and contract compliance. For each KPA, performance is assessed through one or more performance indicators. The weighting each indicator contributes towards a KPA score has been developed in consultation with providers and the Performance Ra...