Unemployment figures are published each month by the Office for National Statistics. A selection of the latest figures as they relate to Derbyshire is presented on the Derbyshire Observatory. In January 2019 there were 8970 people aged 16+ included on the Claimant Count. The Claimant Count unemployment rate across Derbyshire is currently 1.8%, higher than January 2018 (1.4%). Monthly Unemployment Statistics – January 2019