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

The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom increased to 918.80 Thousand in August of 2018 from 910.10 Thousand in July of 2018. Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1526.67 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 4.00 4.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32397.00 32386.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 918.80 910.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8538.00 8534.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23859.00 23852.00 23859.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.50 75.60 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 8.70 10.20 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 78.80 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.00 11.20 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.20 101.60 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.80 103.00 103.80 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 833.00 830.00 833.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 520.00 519.00 520.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.60 2.40 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 603.00 599.00 603.00 356.00 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 31.90 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 3.00 42.00 307.00 -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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
918.80 910.10 3090.00 422.60 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Argentina 1239.00 Jun/18
Australia 708.77 Aug/18
Brazil 12.87 Jul/18
Canada 1195.20 Aug/18
China 969.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 13290.00 Jul/18
France 3462.00 Jul/18
Germany 2350.88 Aug/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2705.01 Jul/18
Japan 1720.00 Jul/18
Mexico 1858160.00 Jun/18
Netherlands 353.00 Aug/18
Russia 3.51 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 826428.00 Dec/17
Singapore 106.90 Dec/17
South Africa 6100.00 Jun/18
South Korea 1179.00 Aug/18
Spain 3270.09 Aug/18
Switzerland 107893.00 Aug/18
Turkey 3315.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom 918.80 Aug/18
United States 6234.00 Aug/18


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