UK Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 7.8% in June


UK unemployment rate for April to June 2013 was 7.8 percent of the economically active population, unchanged from January to March 2013. Youth unemployment was registered at 21.6 percent in the same period.

There were 2.51 million unemployed people, down 4,000 from January to March 2013. The employment rate for those aged from 16 to 64 for April to June 2013 was 71.5 percent, up 0.1 percentage points from January to March 2013. There were 29.78 million people in employment aged 16 and over, up 69,000 from January to March 2013.

The inactivity rate for those aged from 16 to 64 for April to June 2013 was 22.3 percent, virtually unchanged from January to March 2013. There were 8.99 million economically inactive people aged from 16 to 64, down 10,000 from January to March 2013.

Between April to June 2012 and April to June 2013 total pay rose by 2.1 percent and regular pay rose by 1.1 percent.

UK Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 7.8% in June


ONS | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
8/14/2013 10:46:05 AM