Local Labour Market Publications
Shortcut to this page: www.birmingham.gov.uk/labourmarket
This page contains links to publications containing intelligence and data on the local labour market.
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.( 285KB PDF Monthly 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.(1.9MB PDF Quarterly publication).
Unemployment by Ethnicity Briefing provides data on JSA claimants for different ethnic groups. It is not currently possible to update this publication, as some new claimants are now claiming Universal Credit data, which is not available by ethnicity. The latest data is therefore for Q2 2015.
Unemployment by ethnicity - flows and durations This report shows how off-flows from JSA and duration of claim differs for different ethnic groups (499KB PDF Annual publication)
Qualifications in Birmingham This report uses data rfom the 2011 Census to analyse qualification levels by age, gender, ethnicity and geography within the city. .It also compares Birmingham to other core cities and neighbouring authorities (2.6MB PDF Published November 2015)
Women in the Labour Market 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 has been updated with city level 2014 APS data and Census 2011 data at a city, ward and constituency level.(2.9MB PDF Published April 2015)
Ethnic Groups in the Labour Market This report uses data from the 2011 Census to provide a detailed analysis of the labour market status of the major ethnic groups in the city.(2.9MB PDF Published October 2014)
Commuting and Migration Flows 2011 This report uses 2011 Census Origin and Destination data to analyse and map commuting flows in and out of Birmingham. The report also analyses international migration data. (3.4MB PDF Published May 2015)
The Worklessness Briefing gives numbers and rates for out of work benefit claimants in Birmingham by constituency and benefit, 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. (614KB Published quarterly)