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Soc&Env: Evidence and best practice supporting people with health conditions to find and stay in employment

As the population ages, and the state pension age increases, supporting people with long-term conditions in the workplace will become increasingly important.   The Work Foundation’s submission to the Health Committee in 2013 estimated that approximately 21 million people of working-age will have at least one long-term condition by 2030. [30]  Evidence suggests that personalised, tailored …

Soc&Env: Work and worklessness: Local inequalities data by location

Figure 9 shows that higher levels of unemployment are seen in the east of Hackney and in Woodberry Down in the north west. Portsoken in the east of the City has higher unemployment than the rest of the City. Figure 9: Map of unemployment as a proportion of economically active residents (age 16-74, 2011) Source: …

Soc&Env: Work and worklessness: Local inequalities data by ethnicity

Economic activity by ethnicity is not available in detail for Hackney or City residents. Figure 8 shows the breakdown for London as a whole. White London residents are more likely to be employed, and less likely to be unemployed or economically inactive, than almost all Black, Asian and other minority ethnic (BAME) groups. Mixed, Pakistani …

Soc&Env: Work and worklessness: Local inequalities data by gender

Figure 4 shows that unemployment rates are the same for men and women living in Hackney, but men are slightly more likely to be employed and women to be economically inactive (although neither of these differences are statistically significant) Figure 4: Working age employment, unemployment and economic inactivity in Hackney residents by gender (July 2015 …

Soc&Env: Work and worklessness: Local inequalities data by age

This sub-section describes available data on patterns of employment, unemployment and economic inactivity by key equalities characteristics – presenting local data wherever possible. Figure 3 shows that Hackney residents aged 25-49 have the highest employment rates and the lowest economic inactivity rates.  Employment rates are lowest among 16-19 year olds (who are the most likely …

Soc&Env: Work and worklessness: Inequalities

The following section presents data on work and worklessness by population demographic categories that may highlight inequalities. The section is framed around the following topics: Age Gender Ethnicity Disabilities and long-term conditions Socio-economic disadvantage Location

Soc&Env: Local data on unemployment and economic inactivity

In Hackney, between July 2015 and June 2016, 11,400 residents of working age were unemployed – an unemployment rate of 8%.  A further 57,000 (29% of working age residents) were economically inactive (see Introduction section for definitions).  Just over a third (36%) of economically inactive residents were students, more than one fifth (22%) were looking …