Job Seekers Allowance Claimant Count

Based on the number of Job Seekers Allowance claimants as a percentage of the total working-age (16 to 64) population.

 

Claimant count unemployment counts for April of each year

Area 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
South Hams 008C 10 5 5 5 5 20
Q3 - Average 3,170 1,555 1,770 1,945 1,965 2,945
South Hams 625 280 305 350 425 645
Devon 7,775 3,645 4,065 4,590 4,430 6,735
South West 50,658 35,292 28,688 45,435 55,295 67,855
England 814,654 573,096 451,428 664,015 758,710 922,235
Western Locality 6,015 3,625 4,000 4,185 4,715 5,990

 

Claimant count unemployment rates (%) for April of each year

Area 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
South Hams 008C 1.1% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 2.3%
Q3 - Average 1.6% 0.8% 0.9% 1.0% 1.0% 1.5%
South Hams 1.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0.7% 0.9% 1.3%
Devon 1.7% 0.8% 0.9% 1.0% 1.0% 1.5%
South West 1.5% 1.1% 0.9% 1.6% 1.9% 2.0%
England 2.4% 1.7% 1.3% 2.3% 2.7% 2.6%
Western Locality 2.8% 1.7% 1.8% 1.9% 2.2% 2.8%

 

Trend of claimant count unemployment rates (%) for April of each year

 

Claimant count unemployment counts for April 2016

 

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