Unemployment claimants to September 2021
Unemployment claimant count data (released 12 October 2021 by the Department of Work and Pensions) shows that the number of people claiming unemployment-related benefits in Oxfordshire decreased between September and October 2021, from 13,440 to 13,080 (-3.4%).
By district in September 2021, the rate of unemployment claimants (as a percentage of the economically active population aged 16-64) was highest in Oxford City followed by Cherwell. By age group, the rate was highest in Oxfordshire (and England) for claimants aged 16-24.
Change in unemployment claimants Sep-20 to Sep-21
|Sep 2020||Sep 2021||Sep 2020 to Sep 2021|
|Vale of White Horse||2,910||4.2%||2,085||3.0%||-1.19|
Unemployment claimants by age group Sep-21
|Vale of White Horse||335||3.9%||1,235||3.1%||515||2.4%|
*per the economically active population (calculated as the ONS mid-2020 population estimate - aged 16-64 for the top table - multiplied by the proportion of the population that are economically active, as recorded by the 2011 Census); ppt=percentage point
Note that this data does not include people on the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme, which ended on the 30th September 2021.
Data downloaded from www.nomisweb.co.uk (16 November 2021)