Local Labour Market
Research and information on the labour market can be downloaded from this page.
Unemployment Briefing ( 285KB 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.
Youth Unemployment Briefing (220KB PDF Quarterly 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.
Vacancy Briefing (118KB PDF Monthly publication)
The Vacancy Briefing provides a snapshot of the latest employment vacancy data in the Birmingham travel to work area.
Unemployment by Ethnicity Briefing (160KB PDF 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 (369KB 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 (1.3MB 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.
Worklessness Briefing (1.5MB Published quarterly)
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.