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  • People not in employment who have not been seeking work within the last 4 weeks and/or are unable to start work within the next 2 weeks.

  • Claimants of unemployment related benefits including Employment and Support Allowance and other incapacity benefits, and Income Support and Pension Credit.

  • People who have been made redundant or have taken voluntary redundancy.

  • The level and rate of UK unemployment measured by the Labour Force Survey (LFS), using the International Labour Organisation's definition of unemployment.