Unemployment in Warwickshire falls for a second month

The Job Seekers’ Allowance (JSA) claimant count in April 2012 was 8,584 in Warwickshire; a rate of 2.5% of the resident working age population and 3.2% of the economically active population. This represents a fall of 369 claimants or 4.1% from the previous month.

The fall over the past month has continued the downward trend seen in March however, this follows significant increases in claimants in January and February 2012.

Despite the fall in the overall claimant count, the number of long-term unemployed (over 6 months) claimants in Warwickshire has risen slightly from March to Arpil 2012.

The number of JSA claimants aged 18-24 has fallen in Warwickshire over the last month.

See all the figures in the update below:

Sub-regional unemployment update – April 2012

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