United Kingdom Unemployed Persons  1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom increased to 898.70 Thousand in June of 2018 from 890.90 Thousand in May of 2018. Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1528.82 Thousand from 1971 until 2018, 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 4.20 4.20 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32399.00 32394.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 898.70 890.90 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8636.00 8598.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23758.00 23746.00 23758.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.70 75.60 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 7.80 -3.00 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.00 79.00 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.20 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.80 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.20 101.60 101.60 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.80 103.00 103.80 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 818.00 806.00 822.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 517.00 516.00 517.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.50 2.60 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 601.00 602.00 602.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 7.83 7.50 7.83 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.19 65.81 66.19 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 31.80 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 137.00 146.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
898.70 890.90 3090.00 422.60 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 714.61 May/18
Brazil 13.24 May/18
Canada 1195.30 Jun/18
China 971.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 13558.00 May/18
France 3444.50 May/18
Germany 2275.79 Jun/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2793.45 May/18
Japan 1510.00 May/18
Mexico 1713857.00 Mar/18
Netherlands 352.00 May/18
Russia 3.60 May/18
South Korea 1018.00 Jun/18
Spain 3285.09 Jun/18
Switzerland 106579.00 Jun/18
Turkey 3086.00 Apr/18
United Kingdom 898.70 Jun/18
United States 6564.00 Jun/18


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