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Unemployment by Constituency: changes to working-age rates

Published Wednesday, August 11, 2010

From August 2010, the ONS has switched from using the 'working-age' population to using the whole population aged 16 to 64 as the basis upon which a variety of headline labour market statistical indicators are presented. This note provides details on the change and looks at its effect on the Library's JSA claimant rate.

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From August 2010, the ONS has switched from using the 'working-age' population to using the whole population aged 16 to 64 as the basis upon which a variety of headline labour market statistical indicators are presented. This note provides details on the change and looks at its effect on the Library's JSA claimant rate.

Commons Briefing papers SN05675

Authors: Daniel Harari; Roderick McInnes

Topics: Employment, Statistics policy, Unemployment

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