The information on these pages are produced by the Economy Team within the Research and Intelligence group. The core work is the provision of local economic information and intelligence covering the economy, labour markets and socio-economics statistics.
Hampshire Economic Assessment
Analysis of current and future economic trends in Hampshire
Hampshire Economic Assessment Update
Updated information and analysis on the Hampshire economy
The latest data on business and industrial structure.
Statistics on employment, unemployment, benefit claimants and vacancies in Hampshire
Social & Deprivation Analysis
Report and data focused on local deprivation and socioeconomic classification.
Economic and Business Intelligence Service
Regular up-to-date sub-national economic and business intelligence, briefings and insights
In October 2015 the unemployed claimant rate (Jobseekers Allowance) for Hampshire including Southampton and Portsmouth stood at 0.9%. The number of JSA claimants was 9,753, down by 179 on the previous month.
The South East rate was 1.0% and the UK rate was 1.6%
Source:ONS (NOMIS) - does not include Universal Credit claimants.