Seven people in Brent chasing each job vacancy in the borough

Nearly seven people in Brent are chasing each job vacancy in the borough

Nearly seven people in Brent are chasing each job vacancy in the borough - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Figures complained by UNISON show Hackney is the worst hit area in London

There are almost seven unemployed people in Brent chasing every vacant job in the borough, according to a union.

Figures compiled by UNISON show that 6.7 people in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance in the borough are chasing the same advertised job.

The average for London is seven.

Brent is number 17 out of all 33 boroughs with Hackney topping the list with 20.6 people chasing each vacancy.

The lowest with 0.2 is City of London.