Published Monday, December 4, 2017 | Commons Debate packs CDP-2017-0248
On 6 December 2017 there will be a General Debate in Westminster Hall on youth employment. This debate is sponsored by Gillian Keegan MP.
Unemployment by ethnic background
Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN06385
The unemployment rate varies considerably among different ethnicities. This note looks at unemployment by ethnic background, including analysis by age group and gender.
Youth unemployment statistics
Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN05871
This paper presents the latest statistics on youth unemployment in the UK as well as comparisons with other EU countries.
Unemployment - National: Key Economic Indicators
Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN02797
Unemployment - national: data on International Labour Organisation unemployment, the headline measure of unemployment in the UK.
People claiming unemployment benefits by constituency, October 2017
Published Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-8138
This paper provides figures for the number of people claiming unemployment benefits (the “claimant count”) by parliamentary constituency, as well as a summary of the latest labour market statistics for the UK as a whole.
Labour market statistics: UK regions and countries
Published Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7950
This paper gives an overview of labour market statistics across the UK’s regions and countries. The spreadsheet published alongside this paper includes a ‘profile tool’ where you can select a region and see all data for that region presented in tables and charts.
Job centres and the Department for Work and Pensions estate
Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | Commons Debate packs CDP-2017-0152
This Debate Pack briefing provides information in anticipation of the debate, entitled “Job centres and the Department for Work and Pensions estate”. This debate is sponsored by Chris Stephens MP and will take place in Westminster Hall on Thursday 20 July at 1.30pm, lasting for 90 minutes.
New Enterprise Allowance
Published Monday, June 12, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers SN05878
The New Enterprise Allowance is a government scheme designed to help unemployed people who want to start their own business.
People claiming unemployment benefits by constituency, March 2017
Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7947
This paper was formerly called "Unemployment by Constituency". It contains claimant count figures for parliamentary constituencies, as well as a summary of the latest labour market statistics for the UK as a whole.
Universal Credit and the claimant count
Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7927
This briefing paper explains how Universal Credit is acting to increase the number of people claiming unemployment benefits, by requiring a broader group of claimants to look for work than was the case under Jobseeker’s Allowance. There has been a marked increase in the claimant count over the past year in areas operating Universal Credit “Full Service”, where the rollout of Universal Credit is more advanced.
Published Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7946
Millennials are the generation of people now in their young adulthood. Roughly aged between 25 and 34. Millennials make up 13.9% of the total UK population.
Topics: Employment, Housing, Incomes and poverty, Nationality, Owner occupation, Pay, Pensions, Population, Private rented housing, Social rented housing, Unemployment