United Kingdom Long Term Unemployment Rate  1992-2017 | Data | Chart

Long Term Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom decreased to 1.10 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 1.20 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Long Term Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 2.09 percent from 1992 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4.30 percent in the second quarter of 1993 and a record low of 0.90 percent in the third quarter of 2004.

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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.30 4.30 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 30877.00 30923.00 30974.00 23187.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 806.10 804.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8541.00 8547.00 8583.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23517.00 23557.00 23596.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.00 75.10 75.30 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 1.10 2.60 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.40 78.60 78.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.20 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.80 11.80 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 104.90 104.20 104.90 20.80 Index Points [+]
Productivity 100.80 99.90 100.80 43.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 780.00 783.00 783.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 509.00 507.00 509.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.20 2.30 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 590.00 589.00 590.00 356.00 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 [+]
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 32.10 32.20 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.40 0.80 -0.90 percent [+]


United Kingdom Long Term Unemployment Rate

In the United Kingdom, the long term unemployment rate refers to the share of unemployed persons since 12 months or more in the total number of active persons (those who are either employed or unemployed) in the labour market. This page provides - United Kingdom Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 1.20 4.30 0.90 1992 - 2017 percent Quarterly




long term unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 7.90 Jun/17
Italy 6.60 Jun/17
Euro Area 4.40 Jun/17
France 4.20 Sep/17
Turkey 2.20 Jun/17
Netherlands 2.00 Jun/17
Germany 1.60 Jun/17
Switzerland 1.60 Jun/17
Japan 1.30 Dec/14
United Kingdom 1.10 Jun/17
United States 1.08 Sep/17