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JSNA: Deprivation data and unemployment data across Oxfordshire

September 23, 2020

Deprivation: The attached reference bitesize, also available on Oxfordshire Insight, shows the location of the 10 wards in Oxfordshire that include the areas ranked as within the top 20% most deprived on the Indices of Deprivation 2019.  With thanks to Jack Richmond.


To explore deprivation data for Oxfordshire, download the full IMD2019 data or visit our deprivation dashboard.

Unemployment: DWP have recently published claimant count (unemployment benefits) data for August 2020 and attached is an updated bitesize publication also available on Oxfordshire Insight.

  • As of August 2020 there was a total of 17,755 claimants of unemployment benefits in Oxfordshire. This was 605 above the previous month (17,150 in July 2020).
  • As of 31 July 2020, there were 103,000 employed people in Oxfordshire supported by the Coronavirus Retention Scheme (furlough). The take up rate, of eligible employments, in the county was 29%, just under the regional and national averages (30% across the South East and 32% in England).


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