Big drop in young JSA claimants
Unemployment in Peterborough has gone down once again. The latest figures show a total of 1,330 people on Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), down from 1,415 last month and 2,185 this time last year. The number of JSA claimants for 18 to 24-yearolds has gone down by 61 per cent over the past 12 months. There are now 205 young claimants, down from 235 last month and 525 a year ago.