Centre for Cities tracks the latest unemployment claim statistics across the UK's cities and largest towns.
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The UK is in the grip of a cost of living crisis, and there is a clear North-South divide in how it is playing out across the country. Explore the latest data for your city or large town.
Cities Outlook 2023Has economic inactivity gone up everywhere in the country since the pandemic hit?
The national story of rising inactivity and labour shortages only plays out in a handful of cities and this has important implications for how policy goes about addressing the issue.
As well as providing a deep dive into the latest economic data on the UK’s cities and largest towns, this year our flagship publication focuses on the scale and geography of economic inactivity across the country.
Cities Outlook 2023Solving the UK’s inactivity crisis
What does the UK's growing inactivity crisis say about the state of the labour market and how should policy tackle this urban problem?
This report sets out what the cost of living crisis is, what is driving it, and how the squeeze on disposable incomes is likely to be felt across the UK’s cities and largest towns.
Explore the changing levels of activity within the high streets of Britain's cities and large towns from February 2020 to May 2022.
National policymakers must engage in the bus debate sooner rather than later and provide more funding to the industry in the wake of Covid-19
Cities Outlook 2022 looks in-depth at the state of UK high streets to get a sense of the short-term impact of the pandemic on Britain's town and city centres and the long-term consequences and implications this has for the Government’s levelling up agenda.
The most recent data suggests that a post-furlough unemployment surge may have been avoided and several cities in the North and Midlands are leading the recovery. However, this is far from achieving levelling up.