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Differences between unemployment and the claimant count

The purpose of this report is to explain the differences between the claimant count and the headline measure of unemployment.

The report also considers issues related to both measures and provides some guidance for use when looking at short term change in the labour market at a Wales level.

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Email: economic.stats@gov.wales

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