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Release: Regional Labour Market Statistics, July 2013

Released: 17 July 2013
  • Employment rate highest in the South East (75.1%) and lowest in the North East (66.1%).

  • Unemployment rate highest in the North East (10.4%) and lowest in the South West (5.8%).

  • Inactivity rate highest in the North East (26.0%) and lowest in the South East (19.7%).

  • Claimant Count rate highest in the North East (7.1%) and lowest in the South East (2.7%).

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.

There is an article on the website to help users interpret labour market statistics and highlight some common misunderstandings. A more detailed Guide to Labour Market Statistics is also available.

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

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.

These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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