Labour Market Division
Telephone: 44 (0)1633 455070
Categories: Labour Market, People in Work, Employment, Regional Employment, Local Labour Market Indicators, Jobs, People not in Work, Economic Inactivity, Unemployment, Unemployment by Region, 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 East of England (74.9%) and lowest in the North East (68.2%).
Unemployment rate highest in the North East (9.1%) and lowest in the South West (5.5%).
Inactivity rate highest in Wales (25.0%) and lowest in the East of England (19.6%).
Claimant Count rate highest in the North East (7.7%) 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.
Further Labour Market Statistics are available on the NOMIS website.
These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.