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 October 2018 there were 8400 people aged 16+ included on the Claimant Count. The Claimant Count unemployment rate across Derbyshire is currently 1.7%, higher than October 2017 (1.3%). Monthly Unemployment Statistics – October 2018