Workless households for regions across the UK: 2018
04 August 2019
Office for National Statistics produce this annual information at a local level about households and the adults and children living in them, by their economic activity status.
- In 2018, the areas with the highest percentage of workless households were generally located outside the south of England.
- Not all locations outside the south of England had high percentages of workless households; 10 of the 50 areas with the lowest percentages in 2018 were in Scotland, Wales, the Midlands and the north of England.
- Hartlepool, Glasgow City and Dundee City were in the top five areas with the highest percentage of workless households in 2017 and 2018.
- Windsor and Maidenhead, Harrow and Bracknell Forest were in the top five areas with the lowest percentage of workless households in both 2017 and 2018.