United Kingdom Claimant Count Change  1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of people claiming for unemployment benefits in the United Kingdom rose by 31.2 thousand to 897 thousand in April 2018, following an upwardly revised 15.7 thousand increase in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 7.8 thousand gain. Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom averaged 0.64 Thousand from 1971 until 2018, 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
2018-03-21 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change 9.2K -1.6K -5K 5.8K
2018-04-17 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change 11.6K 15.1K 5K 5.1K
2018-05-15 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change 31.2K 15.7K 7.8K 12.5K
2018-06-12 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change 31.2K 9.9K
2018-07-17 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change 11K
2018-08-14 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change -7.8K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.20 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32344.00 32262.00 32344.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 897.00 865.70 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8598.00 8582.00 8598.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23746.00 23679.00 23746.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.60 75.40 75.60 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 31.20 15.70 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.00 78.80 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.20 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.50 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.40 101.90 101.90 43.70 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 105.50 105.10 105.50 20.80 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 806.00 815.00 822.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 515.00 513.00 515.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.60 2.80 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 593.00 595.00 597.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 7.83 7.50 7.83 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 65.81 65.38 65.81 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 32.00 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 197.00 55.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
31.20 15.70 142.80 -98.50 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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