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Unemployment Statistics

In Jan 2017 there were 4,650 people in Cumbria claiming either JSA or Universal Credit (those not in employment but required to seek work),The number in Barrow borough fell by 5.It increased by 40 in South Lakeland District.

Barrow has 1,120 claimants Cumbria’s highest total it also has the highest rate at 2.7%;There are 775 males and 375 females affected. The males rate of 3.7% and female rate of 1.7%  are the highest in Cumbria. Copeland at 2.3% is the next highest. Barrow and Copeland each have 4.6% aged 18-24 unemployment. Barrow has  only 43 NEETs aged 16-17 third highest in Cumbria.

Ward unemployment in Barrow is as follows

  • Barrow Island   120 7.2%
  • Barrow Central170 6.1%
  • Dalton North        45 1.1% Dalton has 100 out of work
  • Dalton South        55 1.5%
  • Hawcoat                 15  0.6%
  • Hindpool             200  5.5%
  • Newbarns              65 1.9%
  • Ormsgill                160 4.2%
  • Parkside                   70 1.9%
  • Risedale                 145 3.8%
  • Roosecote               20 0.8%
  • Walney North       50 1.7% Walney has 110 out of work
  • Walney South       60 1.9%

Central + Hindpool have 370 seeking work

Ward unemployment in South Lakeland is as follows

  • Broughton              10  0.6%
  • Cartmel                       5  0.2%
  • Coniston                     0  0%
  • Grange North          5  0.4%
  • Grange South           5 0.5%
  • Hawkshead                0
  • Holker                           0
  • Low Furness              0
  • Mid Furness              5 0.3%
  • Staveley Cartmel15 0.5%
  • Ulverston Central 5 0.6%  Ulverston has  only 100 out of work
  • Ulverston East     20 1.8%
  • Ulverston North 35 2.2%
  • Ulverston South 10 0.7%
  • Ulverston Town  10 1.0%
  • Ulverston West   20 1.7%

Furness and Cartmel has only 145 out of work Barrow has 1120 total unemployed pool is 1,265.

There were 6,917 job postings in Cumbria in the quarter to Jan 2017.Barrow had 519, Carlisle 1,854 and South Lakeland 995.

Barrow had the highest start up rate per 100 active enterprises with 13.8 starts per 100 active enterprises, next was Carlisle at 9.5.England average is 17.9.

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Infrastructure

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7,100 businesses 2,500 in Barrow 4,600 in South Lakeland 41 mutli-nationals 120 leading manufacturers