Unemployment

March 2014

5,571 Cambridgeshire residents claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance; the lowest total since October 2008.

Cambridgeshire Unemployment Numbers: March 2008 - March 2014

Further headlines from March 2014

  • 385 fewer claimants across the county than in February 2014, follows decrease of 118 claimants from January to February
  • Claimant count unemployment rate at 1.4%, down 0.1 percentage points on February 2014, and down 0.7 percentage points on March 2013
  • 110 fewer claimants aged 18 to 24 than in February 2014, and 890 fewer than in March 2013, representing 2.4% of all 18 to 24 year olds and a lower proportion of all claimants than in March 2013

Unemployment Reports

Claimant count unemployment is defined as the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance.

The reports below present a quarterly analysis of data down to the district level. Figures and rates are broken down by gender and comparisons are made with regional and national figures.