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

Area201420152016201720182019
South Hams 001402030253040
Q4 - Below Average1,7709401,0401,1501,1401,545
South Hams625280305350425645
Devon7,7753,6454,0654,5904,4306,735
South West50,65835,29228,68845,43555,29567,855
England814,654573,096451,428664,015758,710922,235
Western Locality6,0153,6254,0004,1854,7155,990

 

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

Area201420152016201720182019
South Hams 0011.0%0.5%0.7%0.6%0.7%1.0%
Q4 - Below Average1.2%0.6%0.7%0.8%0.8%1.0%
South Hams1.3%0.6%0.6%0.7%0.9%1.3%
Devon1.7%0.8%0.9%1.0%1.0%1.5%
South West1.5%1.1%0.9%1.6%1.9%2.0%
England2.4%1.7%1.3%2.3%2.7%2.6%
Western Locality2.8%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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