The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom increased to 1066.20 Thousand in March of 2019 from 1039.20 Thousand in February of 2019. Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1520.03 Thousand from 1971 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3090 Thousand in July of 1986 and a record low of 422.60 Thousand in December of 1973.

Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom is expected to be 1025.00 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 1105.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 1100.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.90 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32721.00 32714.00 32721.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1066.20 1039.20 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8575.00 8596.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24146.00 24118.00 24146.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 76.10 76.10 76.10 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 28.30 26.70 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.30 79.30 79.30 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.00 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.60 11.00 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.70 101.40 101.80 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 105.60 104.80 105.60 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 852.00 854.00 863.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 529.00 530.00 530.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 3.50 3.50 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 607.00 609.00 609.00 356.00 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 Low Skilled 1320.00 1180.00 1320.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2330.00 2110.00 2460.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.20 32.00 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 179.00 222.00 311.00 -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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1066.20 1039.20 3090.00 422.60 1971 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 1185.00 Dec/18
Australia 679.97 Mar/19
Brazil 13.10 Feb/19
Canada 1157.20 Mar/19
China 968.00 Sep/18
Euro Area 12642.00 Feb/19
France 3366.00 Feb/19
Germany 2301.12 Mar/19
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2771.03 Feb/19
Japan 1600.00 Feb/19
Mexico 1828591.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 307.00 Mar/19
Russia 3.50 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 847917.00 Jun/18
Singapore 100.20 Dec/18
South Africa 6100.00 Dec/18
South Korea 1058.00 Mar/19
Spain 3166.56 Mar/19
Switzerland 112341.00 Mar/19
Turkey 4668.00 Jan/19
United Kingdom 1066.20 Mar/19
United States 6211.00 Mar/19


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