The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in July 2012 was 3,460. This represents a rate of 7.8% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 130th highest of the 650 UK constituencies. The number of claimants is 84 lower than in July 2011 and 10 lower than in June 2012.

Increase in employment in Dagenham & Rainham – June 2012 report

13% of Dagenham & Rainham is now classified as “fuel poor”

Dagenham & Rainham has seen an increase in employment in the past month – is this a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel?