United Kingdom Claimant Count Change  1971-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of people claiming for unemployment benefits in the United Kingdom rose by 1.7 thousand to 804.1 thousand in September 2017, following a downwardly revised 0.2 thousand decrease in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 1 thousand rise. Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom averaged 0.49 Thousand from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 142.80 Thousand in February of 2009 and a record low of -98.50 Thousand in November of 1996.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-16 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change -4.2K 3.5K 3.7K 5.1K
2017-09-13 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change -2.8K -2.9K 0.6K 2.8K
2017-10-18 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change 1.7K -0.2K 1.0K 2.5K
2017-11-15 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change 1.7K 8.9K
2017-12-13 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change 9.2K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.30 4.30 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 30923.00 30974.00 30974.00 23187.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 804.10 802.40 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8540.00 8492.00 8583.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23596.00 23581.00 23596.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.10 75.30 75.30 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 1.70 -0.20 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.60 78.80 78.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.20 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.80 12.00 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 104.90 104.20 104.90 20.80 Index Points [+]
Productivity 99.90 100.00 100.50 43.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 774.00 768.00 777.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 507.00 505.00 507.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.20 2.20 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 589.00 589.00 589.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 7.50 7.20 7.50 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 65.81 65.38 65.81 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.50 63.00 63.50 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1190.00 1220.00 1260.00 1160.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2140.00 2190.00 2190.00 2040.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 1152.50 1141.20 1152.50 1006.10 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1043.60 1019.80 1043.60 878.80 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.20 32.20 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.40 0.80 -0.90 percent [+]


United Kingdom Claimant Count Change

Claimant Count in the United Kingdom refers to change in total number of unemployed since previous month. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Claimant Count Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Claimant Count Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 -0.20 142.80 -98.50 1971 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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