Welcome to the Snapshot of Southampton page, which provides information and statistics on the labour market in Southampton, including the latest unemployment rates and trends.
The highlights from the May issue which relates to March data include:
In Southampton 5,723 residents are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance, which is 3.5% of the working age (16-64) population.
The wards with the highest claimant rates are Bitterne and Woolston.
74 % of working age people in Southampton are economically active
For more information on these headlines, as well as comparisons with other areas please see the Snapshot of Southampton document available below. From June, Snapshot of Southampton will be 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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