The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom increased to 2663.70 Thousand in November of 2020 from 2599.40 Thousand in October of 2020. source: Office for National Statistics

Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1527.40 Thousand from 1971 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 3090 Thousand in July of 1986 and a record low of 422.60 Thousand in December of 1973. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom is expected to be 2750.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom to stand at 2700.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 2550.00 Thousand in 2021 and 1850.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2663.70 2599.40 3090.00 422.60 1971 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
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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. .