The number of unemployed persons in The United Kingdom decreased to 1969.80 Thousand in November of 2021 from 2063.10 Thousand in October of 2021. source: Office for National Statistics

Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 1543.68 Thousand from 1971 until 2021, 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 January of 2022.

Unemployed Persons in the United Kingdom is expected to be 2050.00 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 1780.00 Thousand in 2022 and 1550.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Unemployed Persons

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Unemployment Rate 4.10 4.20 percent Nov/21
Unemployed Persons 1969.80 2063.10 Thousand Nov/21
Employed Persons 32475.00 32506.00 Thousand Oct/21
Part Time Employment 8071.00 8024.00 Thousand Sep/21
Full Time Employment 24435.00 24500.00 Thousand Sep/21
Claimant Count Change -43.30 -95.10 Thousand Dec/21
Employment Rate 75.50 75.40 percent Sep/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 78.90 percent Sep/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.30 11.70 percent Sep/21
Productivity 101.10 102.50 points Sep/21
Labour Costs 107.30 110.10 points Jun/21
Job Vacancies 1247.00 1214.00 Thousand Nov/21
Wages 586.00 584.00 GBP/Week Oct/21
Wage Growth 4.20 4.90 percent Nov/21
Wages in Manufacturing 640.00 638.00 GBP/Week Oct/21
Population 67.20 66.80 Million Dec/20
Non Farm Payrolls 29468.00 29284.00 Thousand Dec/21
Employment Change 60.00 149.00 Thousand Oct/21
Average Weekly Hours 31.50 31.60 Hours Sep/21
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. .