This blog is designed to keep you up-to-date with Careers Education, Information and Guidance (CEIAG) available locally, nationally and through the school. I’ll be posting information about employment and training opportunities available locally as well as details of open days and useful websites. The world of education, employment and training opportunities is changing rapidly so keep checking in for the latest information.

Mr Cross

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Labour Market Information: November 2016

  • Unemployment is 1,604,000, down 52,000 from last month’s published figure (quarterly headline down 37,000).
  • The number of claimant unemployed is 803,300, up 9,800 on last month, the claimant rate is 2.3%.
  • The number of workless young people (Not in Education, Employment or Training) is 1,022,000, up 1,000 on the quarter, representing 14.2% of the youth population (up 0.1%).
  • Youth unemployment (including students) is 591,000, down 36,000 on the quarter.
  • There are 2.1 unemployed people per vacancy.
  • The employment rate is 74.5%, no change on last month’s published figure

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