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

The number of people claiming for unemployment benefits in the United Kingdom rose by 5.9 thousand to 817.5 thousand in November 2017, following an upwardly revised 6.5 thousand increase in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 3.2 thousand rise. Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom averaged 0.50 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
2017-10-18 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change 1.7K -0.2K 1.0K 2.5K
2017-11-15 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change 1.1K 2.6K 2.3K 8.9K
2017-12-13 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change 5.9K 6.5K 3.2K 5.1K
2018-01-24 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change 5.9K 3.2K 5.2K
2018-02-21 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change 5.3K
2018-03-21 09:30 AM Claimant Count Change 5.1K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.30 4.30 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 30904.00 30877.00 30974.00 23187.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 817.50 811.50 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8539.00 8541.00 8583.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23540.00 23517.00 23596.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.10 75.00 75.30 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 5.90 6.50 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.50 78.40 78.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.20 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.00 11.90 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 104.90 104.60 104.90 20.80 Index Points [+]
Productivity 101.20 100.30 101.20 43.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 798.00 780.00 798.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 510.00 510.00 510.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.50 2.30 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 595.00 591.00 595.00 356.00 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 63.50 63.00 63.50 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 High Skilled 2210.00 2110.00 2210.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1330.00 1280.00 1330.00 1220.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.00 32.10 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 0.00 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.90 6.50 142.80 -98.50 1971 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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