The latest unemployment claimant figures for January 2020 have been released and an overview of the rates, numbers and trends is attached for information. The latest position for Staffordshire shows the claimant count rate is unchanged at 2.1%, although there has been a rise of 320 claimants to a total of 11,425. A similar increase has also been experienced nationally, with a rise in the number of claimants reflecting the continued impact of Universal Credit rollout. The claimant rate nationally is unchanged.
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