The number of people claiming for unemployment benefits in the UK increased by 38 thousand in June of 2019, following an upwardly revised 24.5 thousand gain in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 22.8 thousand rise. It was the highest monthly increase since May of 2009. Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom averaged 1.05 Thousand from 1971 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 142.80 Thousand in February of 2009 and a record low of -98.50 Thousand in November of 1996.

Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom is expected to be 24.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom to stand at 19.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Claimant Count Change is projected to trend around 25.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-16 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Mar 28.3K 26.7K 20K 5K
2019-05-14 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Apr 24.7K 22.6K 24.2K 25K
2019-06-11 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change May 23.2K 19.1K 22.9K 21K
2019-07-16 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Jun 38K 24.5K 22.8K 15K
2019-08-13 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Jul 38K 12K
2019-09-10 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Aug 16K
2019-10-15 08:30 AM Claimant Count Change Sep 24K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.80 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32749.00 32746.00 32749.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1142.10 1104.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8661.00 8597.00 8661.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24088.00 24149.00 24149.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 76.00 76.10 76.10 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 38.00 24.50 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.10 79.20 79.30 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 1.00 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.00 10.40 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 105.50 105.60 105.60 20.70 Index Points [+]
Productivity 101.20 101.70 101.80 43.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 827.00 837.00 861.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 536.00 534.00 536.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 615.00 614.00 615.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 3.40 3.20 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 8.21 7.83 8.21 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.00 65.50 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.00 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1300.00 1230.00 1300.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 895.00 850.00 900.00 785.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1320.00 1180.00 1320.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2330.00 2110.00 2460.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.10 32.20 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 28.00 32.00 311.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Claimant Count Change

Claimant count in the United Kingdom measures the change in the number of people claiming unemployment related benefits. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Claimant Count Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Claimant Count Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
38.00 24.50 142.80 -98.50 1971 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 38.00 Jun/19


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