Labour Market Division
Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455070
Categories: Labour Market, People in Work, Employment, Jobs, People not in Work, Economic Inactivity, Unemployment, Economic Inactivity by Age, Employment Type, Hours of Work, Average Hours, Usual Hours, Weekly Hours, Claimant Count, Claimant Count Flows, Claimant Count Rates, Claimant Count by Sex, Jobseeker's Allowance, Claimant Count by Age, Claimant Count by Duration of Claim, Economic Inactivity by Reason, Economic Inactivity by Sex
Frequency of release: Monthly
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: Local Authority and County
Employment rate highest in the South East (75.8%) and lowest in the North East (66.5%).
Unemployment rate highest in the North East (10.3%) and lowest in the South East and the South West (6.0%).
Inactivity rate highest in the North East (25.7%) and lowest in the East of England (19.1%).
Claimant Count rate highest in the North East (6.9%) and lowest in the South East (2.6%).
This bulletin shows the latest key labour market statistics for the regions and countries of Great Britain along with statistics for local authorities, travel-to-work areas and parliamentary constituencies.
Further Labour Market Statistics are available on the NOMIS website.
An animated map of Claimants of Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) in the UK by local authority is available on the ONS website.
The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:
Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.