March Labour Market Update

This month marks five years since the claimant count rate began to rise

Briefing published on 20 March 2013 by Paul Swinney and Naomi Clayton

This month the Labour Market Update looks at the performance of the labour market at a national and city level over the last five years. At a national level there has been a shift towards part time working and self employment, while the take home value of average pay is now 12 per cent lower than it was in February 2008.

Labour market update latest data: