The 10 worst Leeds areas for number of Jobseeker's Allowance claimants

A total of 15,395 claimed Jobseeker's Allowance through Universal Credit in July 2019 - and these areas were the top 10.

Saturday, 10th August 2019, 10:15 am
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Data released by the government via Nomisweb shows the JSA claimant numbers for every council ward in Leeds, and these are the top 10. By comparison, the lowest area was Harewood with 65 claimants. Photos for illustrative purposes.

There were 1,335 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in Gipton and Harehills in July 2019
There were 1,330 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in Burmantofts in Richmond Hill in July 2019
There were 1,140 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in City and Hunslet in July 2019

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There were 1,070 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in Armley in July 2019
There were 915 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in Killingbeck and Seacroft in July 2019
There were 875 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in Middleton Park in July 2019
There were 870 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in Beeston and Holbeck in July 2019
There were 745 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in Hyde Park and Woodhouse in July 2019
There were 740 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in Chapel Allerton in July 2019
There were 585 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in Farnley & Wortley in July 2019
There were 570 people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in Kirkstall in July 2019