Number of people signing on fell in November

The seasonally adjusted live register total decreased by 3,100 last month.

Number of people signing on fell in November

The number of people signing on fell in November.

The seasonally adjusted live register total decreased by 3,100 last month - a fall of 1.5%.

That now brings the number of people in receipt of Jobseekers Benefit and Allowance payments to 207,200.

The number of male claimants decreased by 23,123 (-17.3%) to 110,836 in the year to November 2018, while female claimants decreased by 13,825 (-13.9%) to 85,425

According to the CSO that represents the lowest seasonally adjusted figure recorded since May 2008.

- Digital Desk

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