Lincolnshire unemployment falls for seventh consecutive month
The number of people out of work and claiming benefit in Lincolnshire has fallen for the seventh month in a row.
Official figures released today by the Office for National Statistics show 12,045 people, or 2.7 per cent of the population in the Lincolnshire County Council area, were out of work and claiming jobseekers’ allowance in September.
This is a fall of 512 people on the previous month and leaves Lincolnshire’s jobless figures below the national average of 3.2 per cent. It also marks a significant decrease on the 13,989 people on the county council’s patch who were out of work and claiming the benefit in September 2012.
In the city of Lincoln, the number of jobseekers’ allowance claimants was recorded at 2,828 last month. This is also a fall of 104 people on the previous month and 409 fewer people than in September the previous year.
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However, the city still has 4.3 per cent of its population out of work, higher than the national average of 3.2 per cent.
The number of jobseekers in both the city and county has fallen every month since February.