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Dataset details: Claimant count and vacancies datasetThis product is designated as National Statistics

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This dataset contains series for the Claimant Count (which measures the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance) and vacancies. Claimant count and vacancies estimates are also available in spreadsheet format at: 

For most customers these spreadsheets are likely to be the most convenient way of accessing the data.

The Time Series dataset facility is primarily designed for users who wish to customise their own datasets. For example, users can use the Time Series Dataset facility to create a single spreadsheet including claimant count and vacancies series, rather than extracting the required data from the separate spreadsheets published on the website.

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Metadata field Value
Designation National Statistics
Published date 20 February 2013
Coverage UK
Geographic breakdown UK
Source Vacancy Survey


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