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Release: Regional Labour Market Statistics, December 2012

Released: 12 December 2012 Next edition: 23 January 2013
  • Employment rate highest in the East of England, the South East and the South West (74.7%) and lowest in the North East (67.9%).

  • Unemployment rate highest in the North East (9.5%) and lowest in the South West (5.7%).

  • Inactivity rate highest in the North East (24.8%) and lowest in the East of England (19.5%).

  • Claimant Count rate highest in the North East (7.8%) and lowest in the South East (3.0%).

The tables contain Labour Market headline indicators for each UK country and region. These cover Economic Activity, Employment, Unemployment, Economic Inactivity, Workforce jobs and Claimant Count.

The National Labour Market Statistical Bulletin and data for Northern Ireland are available separately

Further Labour Market Statistics are available on the NOMIS website.

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