Employment figures during the coronavirus pandemic in the Borough
Employment and unemployment figures for the Borough during he pandemic.
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme(CJRS)-furlough
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was announced by the Government in March in order to support employers unable to undertake their normal activities through the COVID-19 period,and is based around HMRC’s Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
CJRS by geographic area claims are based on the residential address used in PAYE. The take-up rate is a percentage of those in eligible employment as estimated by HMRC.
Hampshire Quarterly Labour Market has provided the latest employment/unemployment figures since the coronavirus pandemic began.
The take up rate percentage of furlough claims received up to 30 June 2020 was 28% in the Borough of Eastleigh.
Take up of the Self employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) claim received up to 30 June in the Borough of Eastleigh was 76% of the total eligible population.
From March 2019 - March 2020 unemployment in 16-64 year olds in the Borough was 1800 and a rate of 2.7% compared to the number of 16-64 year olds in employment at a total of 63,700 and a rate of 79.4%.
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