Latest Unemployment Figures show Huge Fall in Local Youth Unemployment

The latest employment figures are great news for this area.

Unemployment in the Chesham & Amersham constituency has fallen 40% in the last 5 years.

The overall unemployment rate in this area is now just 1%, and youth unemployment is down by a quarter compared with this time last year.

Nationally, employment is at record highs (boosted by an increase in full-time jobs) and wages rose last month at their fastest rate in 10 years.