United Kingdom Unemployed Persons  1971-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom increased to 804.10 Thousand in September of 2017 from 802.40 Thousand in August of 2017. Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1539.63 Thousand from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3090 Thousand in July of 1986 and a record low of 422.60 Thousand in December of 1973.

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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 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 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. . 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
804.10 802.40 3090.00 422.60 1971 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country

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Australia 727.45 Aug/17
Brazil 13.11 Aug/17
Canada 1214.10 Sep/17
China 976.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 14642.00 Aug/17
France 3540.40 Aug/17
Germany 2448.91 Sep/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2903.38 Aug/17
Japan 1860.00 Aug/17
Mexico 1870180.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 422.00 Sep/17
Russia 3.79 Aug/17
South Korea 1022.00 Sep/17
Spain 3410.18 Sep/17
Switzerland 142874.70 Aug/17
Turkey 3251.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom 804.10 Sep/17
United States 6801.00 Sep/17