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Jobseekers Allowance data updated

17 October 2013

Jobseekers Alowance figures for September 2013 are now available in the Observatory's profiles, tables and maps. The data were released on Wednesday 16 October by the Department for Work and Pensions.


The data show that in September the number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance fell to 3.8% of people age 16-64 (8,034 people). This is lower than the regional claimant rate (4.1%) but higher than the England rate (3.1%).