Unemployment

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 16th November 2018.

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Photo of Henry Smith Henry Smith Conservative, Crawley

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate the Government has made of the number of workless households in (a) Crawley constituency and (b) England.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The Office for National Statistics use the Labour Force Survey to provide estimates for workless households in the UK.

However, the percentage and number of workless households in Crawley are unavailable due to small sample sizes.

For April-June 2018, there were 331,000 workless households in the South East region, which was 11.8% of households in the region.

For April-June 2018, there were 2,391,000 workless households in England, which was 13.7% of all English households.

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