Incapacity Benefit/ Severe Disablement Allowance Caseload (Thousands) : Time Series by IB rate in payment

  Total IB rate in payment
IB ST(L) IB ST(H) IB LT IB Credits SDA
Caseload (Thousands) Caseload (Thousands) Caseload (Thousands) Caseload (Thousands) Caseload (Thousands) Caseload (Thousands)
Time Series 2,732.50 116.49 116.19 1,368.62 753.94 377.26
AUG99
NOV99 2,738.13 116.95 120.90 1,353.27 770.17 376.83
FEB00 2,724.03 114.16 114.06 1,346.10 774.07 375.64
MAY00 2,728.09 112.39 113.99 1,339.26 786.89 375.56
AUG00 2,756.51 114.98 116.15 1,341.76 807.42 376.20
NOV00 2,764.14 113.00 116.68 1,339.48 818.70 376.28
FEB01 2,792.03 119.15 114.93 1,350.10 830.84 377.00
MAY01 2,795.34 116.76 117.50 1,346.28 840.33 374.45
AUG01 2,805.45 112.39 120.16 1,345.06 857.82 370.03
NOV01 2,787.71 106.79 119.35 1,338.50 860.93 362.14
FEB02 2,787.22 107.11 111.07 1,345.72 863.32 360.00
MAY02 2,807.62 130.78 115.75 1,342.85 881.77 336.48
AUG02 2,811.43 129.87 113.23 1,342.39 893.36 332.58
NOV02 2,818.48 114.66 134.17 1,335.14 905.94 328.56
FEB03 2,818.57 115.96 130.03 1,338.21 909.67 324.70
MAY03 2,815.66 111.23 116.07 1,348.97 918.63 320.76
AUG03 2,819.05 107.97 115.87 1,347.97 930.25 316.99
NOV03 2,822.27 107.51 109.67 1,351.44 940.39 313.26
FEB04 2,819.16 105.62 109.94 1,348.76 945.35 309.49
MAY04 2,814.71 101.86 110.21 1,341.95 954.76 305.94
AUG04 2,817.01 101.10 109.35 1,336.59 967.23 302.73
NOV04 2,814.41 100.32 108.13 1,332.16 974.13 299.67
FEB05 2,799.87 96.41 109.07 1,325.33 972.72 296.34
MAY05 2,783.72 94.77 105.66 1,316.68 973.74 292.87
AUG05 2,767.74 94.94 96.45 1,312.03 974.74 289.59
NOV05 2,752.90 93.18 94.28 1,306.15 972.59 286.70
FEB06 2,747.49 92.04 95.36 1,298.00 978.83 283.25
MAY06 2,730.00 86.75 96.62 1,287.53 979.09 280.01
AUG06 2,724.98 89.45 94.17 1,278.00 986.34 277.02
NOV06 2,714.95 93.80 86.86 1,269.78 990.59 273.91
FEB07 2,704.10 93.60 90.79 1,256.54 992.47 270.70
MAY07 2,685.32 88.72 91.86 1,244.47 992.66 267.61
AUG07 2,683.16 91.69 94.57 1,231.09 1,001.29 264.51
NOV07 2,683.75 93.83 90.56 1,226.97 1,010.66 261.74
FEB08 2,659.65 89.82 90.49 1,216.11 1,004.64 258.59
MAY08 2,637.56 85.09 90.56 1,203.72 1,002.64 255.56
AUG08 2,632.00 89.73 87.43 1,194.51 1,007.79 252.53
NOV08 2,593.01 77.83 81.37 1,188.07 995.98 249.76
FEB09 2,468.62 36.36 70.41 1,179.51 935.61 246.73
MAY09 2,374.21 9.00 54.35 1,172.41 894.36 244.09
AUG09 2,299.58 7.81 24.84 1,160.98 864.38 241.56
NOV09 2,233.88 6.49 7.93 1,141.05 839.48 238.93
FEB10 2,176.53 6.09 6.63 1,110.12 817.45 236.23
MAY10 2,126.69 5.43 5.37 1,083.06 799.13 233.71
AUG10 2,082.57 4.87 4.71 1,059.07 782.36 231.55
NOV10 2,031.93 4.57 3.99 1,031.44 762.93 229.00
FEB11 1,985.92 3.84 3.62 1,006.31 745.85 226.30
MAY11 1,946.20 2.90 3.44 983.03 733.02 223.81
AUG11 1,887.73 2.23 2.99 950.68 710.31 221.52
NOV11 1,754.63 1.92 2.24 880.63 650.59 219.25
FEB12 1,602.67 1.62 1.78 802.48 579.74 217.03
MAY12 1,429.68 1.15 1.55 711.25 501.36 214.38
AUG12 1,265.93 0.76 1.25 622.89 428.97 212.06
NOV12 1,086.82 0.63 0.85 511.46 364.31 209.56
FEB13 918.56 0.61 0.46 409.21 301.42 206.85
MAY13 742.32 0.43 0.34 305.41 231.76 204.38
AUG13 602.35 0.58 0.23 218.65 181.34 201.55
NOV13 501.44 0.72 0.16 150.01 152.92 197.63
FEB14 410.84 0.36 0.28 91.94 128.33 189.93

DEFINITIONS AND CONVENTIONS: "-" Nil or Negligible; "." Not applicable; Caseload figures are rounded to the nearest ten; Some additional disclosure control has also been applied. Average amounts are shown as pounds per week and rounded to the nearest penny. Totals may not sum due to rounding.
SOURCE: DWP Information, Governance and Security, Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study.
STATE PENSION AGE: The age at which men and women reach State Pension age is gradually increasing. Under current legislation, State Pension age for women will equalise with State Pension age for men at 65 in 2018. Both menís and womenís State Pension age will increase from 65 to 66 between December 2018 and October 2020. For more information see https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/207966/espa.pdf.
Notes:
Time Series From 6 April 2001, no new claims to Severe Disablement Allowance were accepted. In addition from 27 October 2008, no new claims to Incapacity Benefit were also accepted.

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