Presents a number of different indicators to give an overall picture of the labour market of local areas.
Statistics relating to the employment, unemployment and benefit dependency of the resident population of the area provide indicators of labour supply. These data are mainly from the annual Labour Force Survey and the Annual Population Survey.
Statistics relating to jobs and vacancies at workplaces in the area provide statistics of labour demand.
Earnings statistics provide indicators relating both to labour supply and labour demand. The median earnings of the resident population of the area is a characteristic of the labour supply provided by people living in that area. The median earnings of people with a workplace in the area is an indicator of the nature of the labour dem...