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Summary

This indicator measures the proportion of people aged 16–64 years claiming benefit principally for the reason of being unemployed. Numbers are given since 2005, across general practices in England. 


Technical description 

The proportion of people aged 16–64 years claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit principally for the reason of being unemployed. Estimated numbers of claimants per general practice are calculated from Office for National Statistics (ONS) data provided at the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) level.

About this dataset

Last Update
Created 3 years ago, updated a year ago
Licence
Author
  • Tanith Rose
  • Konstantinos Daras
  • Benjamin Barr
Contact
Citation Rose T, Daras K, Barr B (2021), Welfare Indicators: Claimant rate (W_5_01) <VERSION NUMBER> [Open Dataset], Place-based Logitudinal Data Resource, DOI: 10.17638/datacat.liverpool.ac.uk/1335
Geography England
DOI