Long Term Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom remained unchanged at 1 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Long Term Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 2.02 percent from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 4.30 percent in the second quarter of 1993 and a record low of 0.90 percent in the third quarter of 2004.

Long Term Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom is expected to be 1.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Long Term Unemployment Rate in the United Kingdom to stand at 1.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Long Term Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 1.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

United Kingdom Long Term Unemployment Rate
width
height
Forecast Data Chart
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.


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 Long Term Unemployment Rate

In the United Kingdom, the long term unemployment rate refers to the share of unemployed persons since 12 months or more in the total number of active persons (those who are either employed or unemployed) in the labour market. This page provides - United Kingdom Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 1.00 4.30 0.90 1992 - 2019 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Italy 6.00 Mar/19
Spain 5.60 Mar/19
Euro Area 3.50 Mar/19
France 3.30 Mar/19
Turkey 2.90 Mar/19
Switzerland 1.70 Mar/19
Germany 1.30 Mar/19
Netherlands 1.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 1.00 Mar/19
United States 0.87 Jun/19


Related

Latest