Unemployment rises in Warwickshire in January

The Job Seekers’ Allowance (JSA) claimant count in January 2012 was 9,054 in Warwickshire; a rate of 2.7% of the resident working age population. This represents a significant rise of 780 claimants or 9.4% from the previous month.

It is important to point out that the claimant count figures presented in this summary are not seasonally adjusted and therefore care is needed in interpreting monthly changes in the counts. However, Warwickshire’s percentage increase over the past month is significantly higher when compared with the regional and national figures. 

Unemployment update – January 2012 figures

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