How many people are claiming Jobseeker's in your city?

The City Tracker maps the city-by-city breakdown of today's Jobseeker's Allowance claimant count and Jobcentre Plus vacancy figures so you can find out if your region has been hit hard by the recession or if it's weathering the storm.

The City Tracker. Credit: Centre for Cities

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Unemployment falls by 51,000

Unemployment has fallen by 51,000 between February and April to 2.61 million. But the number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance last month rose by 8,100 to 1.6 million.