May 2012

16 May 2012

400 more Job Seekers’ Allowance claimants in Nottingham North

There are almost 400 more people out of work and claiming Job Seekers’ Allowance in Nottingham North than this time last year. 12.9% of the economically active population in the area are now out of work, making Nottingham North the constituency with the 11th highest unemployment rate.  The national unemployment rate is 5.5%.  The total number of unemployment benefit claimants in the constituency currently stands at 5,410. Read more >