Number of people in receipt of Income Support 2010 to 2014 (FOI)
Number of people in receipt of Income Support 2010 to 2014 (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 16 March 2015.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
How many people have received Income Support over the past five years (broken down into years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014)
How many people have received Income Support over the past five years who were not born in Jersey (again, broken down into years)?
For the years 2011, 2012 and 2013 the statistics were published within the Social Security Annual Report available on the gov.je website:
Social security reports and documents
In answer to your question please find below a table that confirms the number of claims open as of the 31 of December in each of the respective years:
The information held by the Social Security Department does not record the location of birth of Income Support claimants.
The Social Security Department does hold information on the nationality of Income Support claimants. The department does not differentiate between Jersey nationality and other British nationalities and is reported as Jersey / British Isles. Please see the information detailed below:
|Country of Origin||20142||2013||2012||2011||2010|
|Jersey / British Isles||82%||82%||83%||85%||87%|
|Portugal / Madeira||11%||11%||11%||10%||9%|
Elsewhere in the world
The information detailed above is in respect to the Income Support claims that were open as of 31 December of the respective years.
1. 2014 figures are an estimate and have not been publicly released
2. 2014 figures are an estimate and have not been publicly released