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Attendance Allowance: a data cube spreadsheet

Number of people claiming Attendance Allowance by age, gender and rate of award

Count (Claimants) for values of Reference Period
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Filter Areas by type:
Reference Area 2002-Q2 2002-Q3 2002-Q4 2003-Q1 2003-Q2 2003-Q3 2003-Q4 2004-Q1 2004-Q2 2004-Q3 2004-Q4 2005-Q1 2005-Q2 2005-Q3 2005-Q4 2006-Q1 2006-Q2 2006-Q3 2006-Q4 2007-Q1 2007-Q2 2007-Q3 2007-Q4 2008-Q1 2008-Q2 2008-Q3 2008-Q4 2009-Q1 2009-Q2 2009-Q3 2009-Q4 2010-Q1 2010-Q2 2010-Q3 2010-Q4 2011-Q1 2011-Q2 2011-Q3 2011-Q4 2012-Q1 2012-Q2 2012-Q3 2012-Q4
Countries
Scotland 5,710 5,950 6,100 6,150 6,360 6,660 6,900 6,920 6,990 7,120 7,070 7,020 7,070 7,060 7,090 7,070 6,920 6,840 6,850 6,760 6,740 6,720 6,730 6,570 6,540 6,570 6,580 6,620 6,630 6,670 6,690 6,570 6,600 6,400 6,320 6,140 5,910 5,810 5,760 5,770 5,660 5,480 5,400
Council Areas
Aberdeen City 220 220 220 210 220 220 230 230 220 210 200 190 190 210 190 190 180 180 170 180 170 170 150 150 150 130 130 140 130 130 140 140 140 130 130 130 130 130 130 130 130 130 130
Aberdeenshire 170 180 180 180 170 190 190 190 190 190 180 190 190 190 200 200 190 170 150 150 170 160 160 160 140 140 140 140 140 140 150 140 150 140 150 150 150 150 140 130 130 130 130
Angus 130 130 120 120 110 110 110 120 120 130 120 120 120 120 120 110 110 110 110 110 120 120 130 130 130 130 130 140 130 130 130 130 120 110 120 100 100 100 100 100 100 110 90
Argyll and Bute 90 90 100 100 100 110 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 130 130 130 140 150 140 130 130 130 140 140 120 130 130 130 120 120 120 110 120 110 120 120 110 120 110 120 120
City of Edinburgh 390 390 400 390 410 430 430 430 440 450 430 410 420 420 420 400 390 380 360 340 340 340 340 350 330 350 320 340 340 340 330 320 320 310 300 300 280 280 280 270 280 250 250
Clackmannanshire 40 40 50 50 50 50 50 40 50 50 50 40 50 50 50 50 50 50 40 50 50 40 40 40 40 30 40 40 50 60 60 60 60 60 60 70 60 70 70 70 70 60 60
Dumfries and Galloway 180 180 200 200 210 210 210 210 210 210 210 200 190 200 210 220 230 230 230 230 220 220 230 220 220 230 220 240 230 220 220 210 210 210 190 200 200 190 180 170 170 160 170
Dundee City 230 240 240 240 250 260 270 260 260 260 260 260 260 250 260 250 240 240 240 220 220 210 220 240 220 210 210 200 220 220 220 210 190 180 190 170 170 140 140 140 130 140 130
East Ayrshire 140 140 150 150 160 170 180 170 170 180 210 210 200 200 200 180 180 180 200 190 190 200 200 190 190 180 200 210 200 200 210 210 220 220 220 210 210 210 210 210 210 200 190
Dimensions
Dimension
Value
Age
  1. All
  2. 65-69 years
  3. 70-74 years
  4. 75-79 years
  5. 80-84 years
  6. 85-89 years
  7. 90 years and over
Attendance Allowance Rate
  1. All
  2. High
  3. Low
  4. Nil
Gender
  1. All
  2. Female
  3. Male
Measure Type
  1. Count
Reference Period
  1. 2002-Q2
  2. 2002-Q3
  3. 2002-Q4
  4. 2003-Q1
  5. 2003-Q2
  6. 2003-Q3
  7. 2003-Q4
  8. 2004-Q1
  9. 2004-Q2
  10. 2004-Q3
  11. 2004-Q4
  12. 2005-Q1
  13. 2005-Q2
  14. 2005-Q3
  15. 2005-Q4
  16. 2006-Q1
  17. 2006-Q2
  18. 2006-Q3
  19. 2006-Q4
  20. 2007-Q1
  21. 2007-Q2
  22. 2007-Q3
  23. 2007-Q4
  24. 2008-Q1
  25. 2008-Q2
  26. 2008-Q3
  27. 2008-Q4
  28. 2009-Q1
  29. 2009-Q2
  30. 2009-Q3
  31. 2009-Q4
  32. 2010-Q1
  33. 2010-Q2
  34. 2010-Q3
  35. 2010-Q4
  36. 2011-Q1
  37. 2011-Q2
  38. 2011-Q3
  39. 2011-Q4
  40. 2012-Q1
  41. 2012-Q2
  42. 2012-Q3
  43. 2012-Q4
Reference Area
(showing types of area available in these data)
  1. Countries
  2. Council Areas
  3. Scottish Parliamentary Constituencies
  4. Health Board Areas
  5. Electoral Wards
  6. Community Health Partnerships
  7. 2001 Intermediate Zones
  8. 2001 Data Zones
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About the Dataset
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Issued
29/07/2014
Modified
10/02/2016
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Description

This dataset contains a count of individuals receiving Attendance Allowance and is based on data extracted from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) Administrative Computer System, which is in turn derived from the Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study (WPLS). The WPLS is based on 100% of claimants and is not subject to any sampling error.

Breakdowns are also available by age and gender. Note that not all disaggregations listed above are available for all geographies. Attendance Allowance (AA) is a tax free, non-contributory, non-means-tested contribution towards the disability-related extra cost of severely disabled people. AA is only available for people aged 65 and over. It can be awarded for a fixed or and indefinite period. In order to qualify for receipt of AA people must have needed help with personal care for at least 6 months. The allowance is paid at two rates: higher rate - for those who need help with personal care throughout the day and during the night; and lower rate - for those who need help with personal care throughout the day or during the night. Terminally ill people automatically qualify for the higher rate and do not have to satisfy the qualifying period. The figures include those who have had their payment suspended, for example, if they are in hospital. For more detailed and up-to-date eligibility conditions and rules for claiming AA see DWP Website.

The DWPs Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study (WPLS). Data is based on 100% of claimants.

For more information contact DWP email: disseminationteam@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

Details
Confidentiality Policy

Every effort has been made by the DWP to ensure that data do not allow the disclosure of confidential information and all counts have been adjusted using a variant of controlled rounding to base 5. Any counts that are shown as zero may not be a real zero.

Quality Management
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Accuracy and Reliability

Based on 100% WPLS data, which is not subject to any sampling error. DWP have adjusted counts using a variant of controlled rounding base 5, therefore, counts shown as zero may not be a real zero. Values shown here for Community Regeneration CPP and Community Regeneration Local areas are based on aggregated data zone level data; as the data zone level data is rounded this will affect the quality of the data, so when making comparisons across categories, or over time, this should be taken into account.

Coherence and Comparability

Time series comparisons are suitable. As the data zone level data is rounded this will affect the quality of the data, so when making comparisons across categories, or over time, this should be taken into account. The sum of breakdowns may not equal the total due to rounding.

Accessibility and Clarity
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Relevance
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Timeliness and Punctuality
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Revisions
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URI

This slice of multidimensional data is not a Linked Data resource in the database: it's a virtual resource (i.e. you can't query it by SPARQL). But does have a permanent unique URL which can be bookmarked.

http://statistics.gov.scot/slice?dataset=http%3A%2F%2Fstatistics.gov.scot%2Fdata%2Fattendance-allowance&http%3A%2F%2Fpurl.org%2Flinked-data%2Fcube%23measureType=http%3A%2F%2Fstatistics.gov.scot%2Fdef%2Fmeasure-properties%2Fcount&http%3A%2F%2Fstatistics.gov.scot%2Fdef%2Fdimension%2Fage=http%3A%2F%2Fstatistics.gov.scot%2Fdef%2Fconcept%2Fage%2F65-69-years&http%3A%2F%2Fstatistics.gov.scot%2Fdef%2Fdimension%2FattendanceAllowanceRate=http%3A%2F%2Fstatistics.gov.scot%2Fdef%2Fconcept%2Fattendance-allowance-rate%2Fall&http%3A%2F%2Fstatistics.gov.scot%2Fdef%2Fdimension%2Fgender=http%3A%2F%2Fstatistics.gov.scot%2Fdef%2Fconcept%2Fgender%2Fall
Dimensions Linked Data

A linked data-orientated view of dimensions and values

Dimension Locked Value
Measure Type
http://purl.org/linked-data/cube#measureType
Count
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/measure-properties/count
Age
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/dimension/age
65-69 years
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/concept/age/65-69-years
Attendance Allowance Rate
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/dimension/attendanceAllowanceRate
All
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/concept/attendance-allowance-rate/all
Gender
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/dimension/gender
All
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/concept/gender/all
Reference Area
http://purl.org/linked-data/sdmx/2009/dimension#refArea
(not locked to a value)
Reference Period
http://purl.org/linked-data/sdmx/2009/dimension#refPeriod
(not locked to a value)