Tag: Jobseekers

Eastleigh unemployment hits record low

Unemployment, as measured by the unemployed claimant count has fallen to a record low in Eastleigh There are now just 672 jobseekers in the borough or 0.8% of the working age population – this is a third of the national average of 2.4%. At the peak of the recession In January 2010 there were 2,094…

Eastleigh unemployment hits 5 year low

There is fresh evidence that the  recovery in the local economy is continuing with the release of today’s national unemployment figures which shows that the number of job seekers in the borough has fallen to its lowest level since January 2008, before the recession struck. There are currently 859 jobseekers in the borough, down from 901…

Eastleigh jobseekers up 14% Y.O.Y

Eastleigh jobcentre

The number of jobseekers in Eastleigh has increased by over 14% in the last 12 months while the numbers of 18 -24 year –olds on the dole has jumped  by 27% from 365 to 500. This comes despite the Harvester restaurant opening in the Swan Centre. The latest employment figures released by  the Office for…