Rise in Cornwall unemployment
7:00am Friday 25th January 2013 in News
Unemployment in Cornwall has risen slightly, with 442 more people out of work in December than the month before.
Information from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that 9,955 people were out of work and claiming jobseeker's allowance in December, against 9,513 for November 2012.
While the national unemployment rate fell nationally over the same period, unemployment in Cornwall remains lower than the national average, at 3 per cent versus 3.7 per cent.