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Highest unemployment rates cities in UK

Unemployment is a social issue that will never go away. There’s never going to be enough work for everyone who wants employment. The name of the first place on our list is also the name of a Sacha Baron Cohan movie. Grimsby is now 2.2% above the national average for unemployment.

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Seeing Birmingham on the list might be a surprise for those who don’t live in the midlands but the number of those claiming benefits in the city is on the increase because unemployment runs around 2% higher than the national average.

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Those who work at Anfield aren’t short of work as long as Liverpool FC have a decent cup run and remain in Europe for a while but that’s not the case for the fans in the kop. Nearly 7% of those living in the city claim employment benefits. The national average is 5%.

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Those who work at Anfield aren’t short of work as long as Liverpool FC have a decent cup run and remain in Europe for a while but that’s not the case for the fans in the kop. Nearly 7% of those living in the city claim employment benefits. The national average is 5%.

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Middlesbrough's claimant count stands at 6.8%. As we’ve said before, the national average is 5% so the city’s about 2% over that. The bad news is that the amount of claimants is on the rise as 0.4% increases have been experienced year-on-year for some time now.

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The historic town of Hastings in East Sussex is another one that’s suffering from a lack of employment. At the moment 6.5% of its citizens claim unemployment benefits.

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The Doncaster Race Course pictured here is a popular place for visits to come when they’re visiting the South Yorkshire market town but there aren’t enough places like this in Doncaster to attract outside investment or tourist money. At the moment around 6% of the town’s folk claim for employment benefits.

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The Doncaster Race Course pictured here is a popular place for visits to come when they’re visiting the South Yorkshire market town but there aren’t enough places like this in Doncaster to attract outside investment or tourist money. At the moment around 6% of the town’s folk claim for employment benefits.

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Things are a bit better in Bradford than they are in the other cities featured here but they still have around 6% of their population claiming employment benefit.

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Dundee is the last city on our list. It’s another with around 6% of its population claiming employment benefits.

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Dundee is the last city on our list. It’s another with around 6% of its population claiming employment benefits.

Can you get unemployment benefits if you quit?

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