The number of people claiming for unemployment benefits in the United Kingdom went up by 28 thousand in July 2019, following a downwardly revised 31.4 thousand gain the previous month and below market expectations of a 32 thousand rise. Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom averaged 1.08 Thousand from 1971 until 2019, 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.

Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom is expected to be 24.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom to stand at 19.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Claimant Count Change is projected to trend around 25.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-14 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Apr 24.7K 22.6K 24.2K 25K
2019-06-11 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change May 23.2K 19.1K 22.9K 21K
2019-07-16 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Jun 38K 24.5K 22.8K 15K
2019-08-13 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Jul 28K 31.4K 32K 12K
2019-09-10 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Aug 28K 16K
2019-10-15 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Sep 24K
2019-11-12 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change Oct 27K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.80 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32811.00 32749.00 32811.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1163.40 1135.50 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8704.00 8661.00 8704.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24107.00 24088.00 24149.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 76.10 76.00 76.10 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 28.00 31.40 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.30 79.10 79.30 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 1.00 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.30 11.00 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 100.90 101.10 101.80 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 105.50 105.60 105.60 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 820.00 824.00 861.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 538.00 536.00 538.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 3.70 3.50 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 612.00 613.00 615.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 8.21 7.83 8.21 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.00 65.50 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.00 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1300.00 1230.00 1300.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 895.00 850.00 900.00 785.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2330.00 2110.00 2460.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1320.00 1180.00 1320.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.10 32.10 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 115.00 28.00 311.00 -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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
28.00 31.40 142.80 -98.50 1971 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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United Kingdom 28.00 Jul/19


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