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

The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom increased to 906.10 Thousand in July of 2018 from 899.90 Thousand in June of 2018. Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1527.73 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 4.20 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32386.00 32399.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 906.10 899.90 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8534.00 8542.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23852.00 23856.00 23856.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.60 75.70 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 6.20 9.00 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 79.00 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.50 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.20 101.60 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.80 103.00 103.80 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 829.00 824.00 829.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 518.00 517.00 518.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.40 2.50 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 598.00 601.00 602.00 356.00 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 42.00 137.00 307.00 -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 August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
906.10 899.90 3090.00 422.60 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 705.98 Jul/18
Brazil 12.97 Jun/18
Canada 1160.40 Jul/18
China 969.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 13473.00 Jun/18
France 3442.70 Jun/18
Germany 2324.75 Jul/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2866.14 Jun/18
Japan 1660.00 Jun/18
Mexico 1858160.00 Jun/18
Netherlands 348.00 Jul/18
Russia 3.60 Jul/18
South Korea 1067.00 Jul/18
Spain 3272.91 Jul/18
Switzerland 106052.00 Jul/18
Turkey 3136.00 May/18
United Kingdom 906.10 Jul/18
United States 6280.00 Jul/18


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