The number of unemployed was registered at 3.22 million, up by 2.2 percent compared with the previous month. Youth unemployment rate (aged 15-24) was 42.9 percent, 0.8 percentage points lower than June.
The number of employed persons decreased to 22.36 million, down by 0.2 percent on a monthly basis. The employment rate was 55.6 percent, 0.1 percentage points lower compared with June.
The inactivity rate was 36.3 percent, unchanged over June.