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Indicator of benefits received due to ill health or disability (the higher the value, the greater the incidence of illness and disability) (2010)

dark brown  > 163

brown 129 - 163

mid brown 112 - 129

light brown 97 - 112

pale brown 87 - 97

very pale brown 75 - 87

white < 75

Areas with the highest levels of illness and disability in England include Merseyside, Manchester, Blackburn, Burnley, Blackpool, Barrow-in-Furness, Teesside, Tyneside, South Yorkshire, Nottingham and Stoke-on-Trent. Further south, the West Midlands and the east end of London display high levels of illness and disability.