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Proportion of DSP Recipients Proportion of Age Group Age No. No. % % Under 25 years 24 2 3.3% 8.3% 26 to 35 years 79 10 16.4% 12.6% 36 to 45 years 76 14 23.7% 18.4% 46 to 55 years 55 26 44% 47.2% 56 to 65 year 14 7 11.8% 50% Over 65 years 6 0 0% 0% 254 59 100% 23.2% Total In contrast, recipients of the New Start Allowance (NSA) were generally more likely to be younger in age, with no survey respondents above the age of 56 receiving New Start. 40% of respondents receiving the New Start Allowance were aged between 36 and 45 years, although overall only 25% of 36-45 year old survey respondents indicated they were receiving the allowance. Table 15: NSA Recipients by Age Proportion NSA Recipients Proportion of Age Group Age No. No. % % Under 25 years 24 5 10.6% 20.8% 26 to 35 years 79 9 19.1% 11.3% 36 to 45 years 76 19 40.4% 25% 46 to 55 years 55 14 30% 25.4% 56 to 65 year 14 0 0% 0% Over 65 years 6 0 0% 0% 254 47 99.8% 18.5% Total Respondents receiving the Status Resolution Support Service (SRSS) were predominantly between the age of 26-35 years (52.1%) and 36-45 years (34.7%). However, 16.6% of survey respondents who were aged over 65 years did report accessing income from SRSS. Table 16: SRSS Recipients by Age Proportion of SRSS Recipients Age No. No. % Proportion of Age Group % 28