United Kingdom Unemployed Persons  1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom increased to 942.90 Thousand in September of 2018 from 924.30 Thousand in August of 2018. Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1525.66 Thousand from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 3090 Thousand in July of 1986 and a record low of 422.60 Thousand in December of 1973.

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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32394.00 32397.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 942.90 924.30 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8499.00 8538.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23895.00 23859.00 23895.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.50 75.50 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 18.50 14.20 142.80 -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 11.00 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 832.00 833.00 833.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 523.00 520.00 523.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.70 2.60 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 602.00 603.00 603.00 356.00 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 32.10 31.90 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change -5.00 3.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Unemployed Persons

The number of unemployed persons refers to the claimant count which is a full count of the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) each month. . This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Unemployed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
942.90 924.30 3090.00 422.60 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Argentina 1239.00 Jun/18
Australia 665.75 Sep/18
Brazil 12.71 Aug/18
Canada 1171.10 Sep/18
China 969.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 13131.00 Aug/18
France 3472.80 Aug/18
Germany 2256.47 Sep/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2522.33 Aug/18
Japan 1670.00 Aug/18
Mexico 1858160.00 Jun/18
Netherlands 343.00 Sep/18
Russia 3.43 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 826428.00 Dec/17
Singapore 106.90 Dec/17
South Africa 6100.00 Jun/18
South Korea 1122.00 Sep/18
Spain 3250.69 Sep/18
Switzerland 106586.00 Sep/18
Turkey 3531.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom 942.90 Sep/18
United States 5964.00 Sep/18


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