Economic Research and Analysis
Local Labour Market Research and Data Downloads
Research and information on the labour market can be downloaded from this page.
Unemployment Briefing ( 330KB PDF Monthly publication)
The Unemployment Briefing gives numbers and rates of Job Seekers Allowance claimants in the city by ward, constituency and gender. It includes a comparison to other Core Cities, the region and the country, plus maps showing rates and change in unemployment by superoutput area.
Worklessness Briefing (270KB PDF Published six monthly)
The Worklessness Briefing gives numbers and rates for out of work benefit claimants in Birmingham by ward, constituency, benefit, and gender using data from the Department of Work and Pensions. It includes a comparison of the city's rate with the other Core Cities, the West Midlands the UK.
Youth Unemployment Briefing (250KB PDF Occasional publication)
The Youth Unemployment Briefing gives data on JSA claimants aged 18-24. It includes a comparison to other core cities and a map of the city showing which parts of the city have seen the largest increase in numbers.
Unemployment by Ethnicity Briefing (60KB XLS Published quarterly)
The Unemployment by Ethnicity Briefing provides data on JSA claimants for different ethnic groups. It includes a comparison of the city's rates with the West Midlands Region and England and a constituency breakdown.
Unemployment by ethnicity - flows and durations (290KB PDF Published May 2013)
This report shows how off-flows from JSA and duration of claim differs for different ethnic groups (2012 data).
Women in the Labour Market - a statistical analysis (883KB PDF Published May 2013)
This report uses a variety of data sources to analyse women's participation in the labour market. It includes analysis by ethnicity, age and geography. It is a dynamic document, and will be updated with Census 2011 data at a local level as it becomes available.