Every claimant is supported by their local jobcentre to find work. In the last three years the number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance in Chelmsford has fallen by over 600, or 19%. A breakdown of the figures is shown in the table.
|Number of JSA claimants in Chelmsford|
|As at November each year||Aged 18 to 24||Aged 25+|
Claimants are not required to tell us their reason for leaving JSA so it is not possible to say exactly how many move into employment each year. The 2011 Destinations Survey showed that, nationally, 68% move into work.