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This paper contains labour market figures for parliamentary constituencies, as well as a summary of the latest national and regional statistics.

• The number of people claiming Jobseekers Allowance increased by 6,900 between December 2011 and January 2012 to 1.60 million people aged 18 or over.

• The wider ILO measure of unemployment was 2.67 million in October-December 2011, a rise of 48,000 from the last quarter. This total includes 1.04 million people aged 16-24.

• The number of people who are working in part-time jobs because they could not find a full-time job was 1.35 million in October-December 2011 – equal to 17.4% of all part-time workers. This is the highest level since the ONS’s current series began in 1992.

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