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Tendring unemployment up for sixth month running
12:00pm Friday 22nd March 2013 in Harwich and Manningtree News
UNEMPLOYMENT in Tendring has risen for the sixth month in a row.
Figures show there were 3,605 people out of work and claiming benefits last month, up from 3,499 in January.
More than 4.6 per cent of Tendring’s working-age population is now on benefits – compared to a regional average of just 3.2 per cent.
But there were 280 more people in work last month, compared with January 2012.