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Unemployment: Cleethorpes

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 4 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills what percentage of 16 to 19-year-olds in the Cleethorpes constituency were registered as unemployed in the last five years for which figures are available. (172520)

I have been asked to reply.

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Colin Mowl, dated 1 March 2008:

The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking what percentage of 16-19 year olds in Cleethorpes constituency were registered as unemployed in the last five years for which figures are available. I am replying in her absence. (172520)

ONS compiles statistics for local areas of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA). Table 1, attached, shows the number of people, aged 16-19 resident in the Cleethorpes constituency, claiming JSA in January from 2004 to 2008. Population estimates used to calculate claimant count proportions are not available for parliamentary constituencies for this particular age group.

Table 1: 16-19 registered unemployed, resident in Cleethorpes parliamentary constituency for the last five years

12 months ending

Level1

January 2004

200

January 2005

210

January 2006

230

January 2007

235

January 2008

190

1 Data rounded to nearest 5.