The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom decreased to 1584.20 Thousand in May of 2022 from 1603.90 Thousand in April of 2022. source: Office for National Statistics

Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1545.01 Thousand from 1971 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 3090 Thousand in July of 1986 and a record low of 422.60 Thousand in December of 1973. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2022.

Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom is expected to be 1910.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 1870.00 Thousand in 2023 and 1790.00 Thousand in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Unemployed Persons



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.80 3.70 percent Apr 2022
Unemployed Persons 1584.20 1603.90 Thousand May 2022
Employed Persons 32707.00 32632.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Full Time Employment 24562.00 24517.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Part Time Employment 8145.00 8115.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Claimant Count Change -19.70 -65.50 Thousand May 2022
Employment Rate 75.60 75.60 percent Mar 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.70 78.60 percent Mar 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.80 10.60 percent Mar 2022
Productivity 101.90 102.60 points Mar 2022
Labour Costs 109.60 109.70 points Dec 2021
Job Vacancies 1300.00 1296.00 Thousand Apr 2022
Wages 604.00 615.00 GBP/Week Apr 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 655.00 670.00 GBP/Week Apr 2022
Wage Growth 6.80 7.00 percent Apr 2022
Population 67.08 66.80 Million Dec 2020
Non Farm Payrolls 29559.00 29524.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Employment Change 177.00 83.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Average Weekly Hours 31.90 32.00 Hours Mar 2022

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. .
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1584.20 1603.90 3090.00 422.60 1971 - 2022 Thousand Monthly
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