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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
Holsworthy 190 65 80 75 115 145
Q2 - Above Average 4,865 2,520 2,710 3,070 2,990 4,200
Torridge 940 470 495 485 535 770
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
Northern LCP 1,895 820 980 1,075 1,090 1,740

 

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

Area 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Holsworthy 2.0% 0.7% 0.8% 0.8% 1.2% 1.5%
Q2 - Above Average 2.8% 1.5% 1.6% 1.8% 1.7% 2.4%
Torridge 2.5% 1.2% 1.3% 1.3% 1.4% 2.0%
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%
Northern LCP 2.0% 0.9% 1.1% 1.2% 1.2% 1.9%

 

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

 

Claimant count unemployment counts for April 2016

 

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