Claimant Count

The Claimant Count records the number of people claiming unemployment- related benefits.

Latest results published 21st February 2018

Latest results

  • Over the month to January 2018, the number of people claiming unemployment related benefits (JSA only) in NI decreased by 700
  • Claimant count (28,400) was down by 3,600 over the year to January 2018
  • The male claimant count showed a larger decrease over the year than the female count


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UK Claimant count data on NOMIS

UK Claimant Count data is available for comparison via NOMIS. Nomis is a service provided by the Office for National Statistics, ONS, to give you free access to the most detailed and up-to-date UK labour market statistics from official sources: nomis website

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Contacts for Claimant Count

Claimant Count

Brian Grogan
Telephone: 028 9052 9311