Unemployment in Cheadle constituency down to record lows

Unemployment in Cheadle constituency has been halved since spring 2010. In May of that year there were 1,144 economically active people aged 16 to 64 claiming unemployment benefits. In December 2014 this number had fallen to 553 people, a rate of just 1.3%, a record low.

The total number of claimants is 38 lower than in November 2014 and 289 lower than a year before in December 2013.