The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom increased to 1536.20 Thousand in October of 2022 from 1532.90 Thousand in September of 2022. source: Office for National Statistics

Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1544.89 Thousand from 1971 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 3090.00 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 November of 2022.

Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom is expected to be 1520.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 1400.00 Thousand in 2023 and 1350.00 Thousand in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Unemployed Persons

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.50 percent Sep 2022
Unemployed Persons 1536.20 1532.90 Thousand Oct 2022
Employed Persons 32739.00 32754.00 Thousand Aug 2022
Part Time Employment 8142.00 8145.00 Thousand Aug 2022
Full Time Employment 24597.00 24609.00 Thousand Aug 2022
Claimant Count Change 3.30 3.90 Thousand Oct 2022
Employment Rate 75.50 75.50 percent Aug 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.40 78.30 percent Aug 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.80 9.00 percent Aug 2022
Productivity 101.80 101.40 points Jun 2022
Labour Costs 112.10 109.60 points Mar 2022
Job Vacancies 1225.00 1241.00 Thousand Sep 2022
Wages 621.00 618.00 GBP/Week Sep 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 677.00 672.00 GBP/Week Sep 2022
Wage Growth 6.00 6.10 percent Sep 2022
Population 67.53 67.08 Million Dec 2021
Non Farm Payrolls 74.22 93.60 Thousand Oct 2022
Average Weekly Hours 31.70 31.90 Hours Aug 2022
Employment Change -52.00 -109.00 Thousand Aug 2022

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. .
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1536.20 1532.90 3090.00 422.60 1971 - 2022 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA