The key numbers

BATLEY AND SPEN

Tuesday, 31st January 2012, 1:00 pm

l Number of JSA allowance claims in December 2011 – 3,149;

l Claimants aged 18-24 accounted for 1,090 claims;

l Claimants aged 25-49 accounted for 1,615 claims;

l Those over 50 made 430 claims;

l Those out of work for up to six months accounted for 2,010 claims last month.

DEWSBURY AND MIRFIELD

l Number of JSA allowance claims in December 2011 – 2,724;

l Claimants aged 18-24 accounted for 970 claims;

l Claimants aged 25-49 accounted for 1,385 claims;

l Those over 50 made 350 claims;

l Those out of work for up to six months accounted for 1,805 claims last month.