United Kingdom Claimant Count Change  1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of people claiming for unemployment benefits in the United Kingdom rose by 8.7 thousand in August of 2018, following an upwardly revised 10.2 thousand rise in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 10 thousand increase. Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom averaged 0.67 Thousand from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 142.80 Thousand in February of 2009 and a record low of -98.50 Thousand in November of 1996.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-17 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change 7.8K -3K -2.1K 11K
2018-08-14 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change 6.2K 9K 3.8K -7.8K
2018-09-11 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change 8.7K 10.2K 10K -6.2K
2018-10-16 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change 8.7K 7K 9K
2018-11-13 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change 3.2K
2018-12-11 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change 7.4K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32397.00 32386.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 918.80 910.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8538.00 8534.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23859.00 23852.00 23859.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.50 75.60 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 8.70 10.20 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 78.80 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.00 10.90 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.10 101.70 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.90 103.80 103.90 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 833.00 830.00 833.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 520.00 519.00 520.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.60 2.40 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 603.00 599.00 603.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 7.83 7.50 7.83 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 64.17 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1280.00 1220.00 1280.00 1170.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 970.00 920.00 970.00 840.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1330.00 1280.00 1330.00 1220.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2210.00 2110.00 2210.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 31.90 31.90 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 3.00 42.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Claimant Count Change

Claimant count in the United Kingdom measures the change in the number of people claiming unemployment related benefits. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Claimant Count Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Claimant Count Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.70 10.20 142.80 -98.50 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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