Client Support

Client Support

Here is a presentation to clients by Wise age Chief Exec Chris Walsh

Older People, Employment and Economic Development in London

Older Worker Employment Statistics: February 2016

Period Covering October – December 2015 (claimant figures Jan 2016)

Category All Men Women

In Paid Employment (Millions)

Change on previous 3 months (000s) Change on previous year (000s)

8.39

+77

+260

4.45

+52

+135

3.94

+26

+125

Employment Rate

Change on previous 3 months Change on previous year

70.1%

+0.4%

+1.1%

75.7%

+0.6%

+1.2%

64.7%

+0.2%

+1.0%

Economically Inactive (Millions)

Change on previous 3 months (000s) Change on previous year (000s)

3.28

-22

-72

1.25

-31

-49

2.03

+9

-24

Inactivity Rate

Change on previous 3 months Change on previous year

27.4%

-0.3%

-1.0%

21.2%

-0.6%

-1.2%

33.4%

no change

-0.9%

Unemployment: 50 and over (000s)

Change on previous 3 months (000s) Change on previous year (000s)

318

-10

-1

196

-1

-2

123

-9

+1

50+ Unemployment Rate

Change on previous 3 months Change on previous year

3.2%

-0.1%

-0.1%

3.6%

-0.1%

-0.2%

2.7%

-0.2%

-0.1%

50+ Unemployed 12+ Months (000s)

Change on previous 3 months (000s) Change on previous year (000s)

134

(42.2%)*

+3

-17

85

(43.3%)*

+3

-15

49

(40.3%)*

no change

-1

Claimant Count**: 50+ (000s)

January 2016

Change on previous month (000s) Change on previous year (000s)

171.9

-2.5

-1.4

109.9

-2.2

-1.7

62.0

-0.4

+0.3

50+ Claiming** 12+ months (000s)

January 2016

Change on previous month (000s) Change on previous year (000s)

Information currently unavailablefrom ONS

Information currently unavailable from ONS

Information currently unavailable from ONS

* Highest proportion of those unemployed or claiming for 12+ months in any age group.

** Combined Jobseekers Allowance & Unemployed Universal Credit numbers.

Subcategories

These figures are for Employment, Unemployment and Economic Inactivity among older working age people (50+) and over 65s.

The data is from the Office of National Statistics Labour Market report.