Friday, 17 April 2015

Latest Employment figures

The Office of National Statistics have published the latest employment data today.  It shows just how well the economy is doing and the significant further growth in jobs both nationally and regionally.

In the north west of England the unemployment claimant count rate has dropped to 2.2%.  We already know that CWaC is outperforming the north west of England figures too.

These charts have been produced by the ONS:



There is also excellent news showing the continuing growth in wages - and this at a time when inflation has been 0% for the last 2 months.