Claimants who either a) were claiming Incapacity Benefit (stocks) on the count date, b) ended a claim (off-flows) during the previous accounting month or c) started a new claim (on-flows) during the previous accounting month.
Source: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Publisher: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Geographies: Local Authority District (LAD), County/Unitary Authority, Government Office Region (GOR), National
Geographic coverage: Great Britain
Time coverage: 1999 to 2009
Type of data: Administrative data
Notes: Incapacity Benefit replaced Sickness and Invalidity Benefits from 13 April 1995. It is paid to people who are assessed as being incapable of work and who meet the appropriate contribution conditions.