Welcome to the labour market information page, which provides information and statistics on the labour market in Southampton, including the latest unemployment rates and trends.
The highlights from the August issue which relates to June data include:
In Southampton 4,790 residents are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance, which is 2.9% of the working age (16-64) population.
The wards with the highest claimant rates are Bitterne and Bevois.
The percentage of young people in the city not in education, employment or training (NEET) has fallen to 5.8 %.
For more information on these headlines, as well as comparisons with other areas please see the latest Snapshot of Southampton document available below. Snapshot of Southampton is available via our free email alert service Stay Connected. Sign up by clicking on the Stay Connected logo at the top of this page, Snapshot of Southampton can be found under the topic 'local information'.
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