Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 24th June 2019.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the amount of funding allocated to incapacity benefit as a proportion of (a) GDP and (b) the GDP average of OECD member states, excluding the UK.
According to latest OECD data, the UK spent 1.85% of its GDP to support disabled people and those with health conditions. The OECD average is 1.93%.
OECD Average (including UK)
Total (share of GDP)
Source: https://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?datasetcode=SOCX_AGG, OECD 2015 data (latest data point).
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