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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
South Hams 008C 10 10 5 5 5 5
Q3 - Average 3,148 3,170 1,555 1,770 1,945 1,965
South Hams 609 625 280 305 350 425
Devon 7,732 7,775 3,645 4,065 4,590 4,430
South West 76,223 50,658 35,292 28,688 45,435 55,295
England 1,172,963 814,654 573,096 451,428 664,015 758,710
Western Locality 5,995 6,015 3,625 4,000 4,185 4,715

 

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

Area 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
South Hams 008C 1.1% 1.1% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
Q3 - Average 1.6% 1.6% 0.8% 0.9% 1.0% 1.0%
South Hams 1.2% 1.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0.7% 0.9%
Devon 1.7% 1.7% 0.8% 0.9% 1.0% 1.0%
South West 2.3% 1.5% 1.1% 0.9% 1.6% 1.9%
England 3.4% 2.4% 1.7% 1.3% 2.3% 2.7%
Western Locality 2.7% 2.8% 1.7% 1.8% 1.9% 2.2%

 

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

 

Claimant count unemployment counts for April 2016

 

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