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

The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom increased to 814.50 Thousand in June of 2017 from 808.60 Thousand in May of 2017. Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1543.68 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 4.50 4.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 30815.00 30746.00 30815.00 23187.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 814.50 808.60 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8478.00 8454.00 8583.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23532.00 23500.00 23532.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 74.90 74.80 74.90 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 5.90 7.70 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.50 78.50 78.50 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.30 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.20 12.30 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 102.90 102.60 103.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Productivity 101.80 102.40 102.40 44.60 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 774.00 770.00 777.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 503.00 502.00 503.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 583.00 583.00 583.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 1.80 2.10 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
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 1360.00 1006.10 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1043.60 1019.80 1043.60 878.80 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.10 32.20 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.10 0.80 -0.90 percent [+]


United Kingdom Unemployed Persons Notes

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 July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
814.50 808.60 3090.00 422.60 1971 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 728.13 Jun/17
Brazil 13.77 May/17
Canada 1270.30 Jun/17
China 976.00 Mar/17
Euro Area 14904.00 May/17
France 3494.10 May/17
Germany 2472.64 Jun/17
India 48.26 Dec/14
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2927.45 May/17
Japan 2050.00 May/17
Mexico 1821825.00 Mar/17
Netherlands 446.00 Jun/17
Russia 3.85 Jun/17
South Korea 1054.00 Jun/17
Spain 3465.34 Jun/17
Switzerland 144964.61 May/17
Turkey 3642.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom 814.50 Jun/17
United States 6977.00 Jun/17