Daventry area has among the lowest levels of unemployment

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The Daventry area has among the lowest unemployment figures for the whole UK figures released today show.

The Daventry parliamentary constituency had 900 people claiming unemployment benefits, representing 1.9 per cent of the workforce.

This places the Daventry area 533 out of 650 for unemployment rate, putting us in the top 20 per cent of constituencies.

The latest figures are from December 2013.

They show a drop in claimants of 396 since December 2012, and 54 since November 2013.