Labour Market Live

November 14, 2012 3:51 pm Published by

Unemployment is 2,514,000, down 13,000 from last month’s published figure (quarterly headline down 49,000), and the unemployment rate is 7.8%, down 0.1 percentage points on last month (quarterly headline down 0.2 percentage points). The number of claimant unemployed is 1,582,200, up 10,100 on last month, and the claimant rate is 4.8%. The number of workless young people (not in employment, full-time education or training) is 1,354,000, down 83,000 in the quarter, representing 18.6% of the youth population (down 1.1 percentage points in the quarter). Youth unemployment (including students) is 963,000, down 49,000 in the quarter. ·         There are 5.2 unemployed people per vacancy. The employment rate is 71.3% (down 0.1 percentage points on last month’s published figure and up 0.2... View Article