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United Kingdom Unemployment Rate


Kalender GMT Aktuell Zuletzt Konsens
2019-10-15 08:30 AM Aug 3.9% 3.8% 3.8%
2019-11-12 09:30 AM Sep 3.8% 3.9% 3.9%
2019-12-17 09:30 AM Oct 3.8% 3.8% 3.9%
2020-01-21 09:30 AM Nov 3.8% 3.8% 3.8%
2020-02-18 09:30 AM Dec 3.8%


News Stream
2019-12-17
UK Jobless Rate at Near 45-Year Low
The UK unemployment rate held steady at 3.8 percent in the three months to October of 2019, its lowest level in nearly 45 years and slightly below market expectations of 3.9 percent. A year earlier, the jobless rate was higher at 4.1 percent. The number of unemployed persons fell by 13 thousand to 1.28 million and the number of employed people increased by 24 thousand to 32.8 million, after dropping the most in over four years in the previous period. Also, the employment rate reached a record high of 76.2 percent. Pay growth including bonuses, rose by an annual 3.2 percent, slowing sharply from 3.7 percent in the three months to September. It is the weakest increase in more than a year, mainly due to higher than usual bonus paid in October of 2018.

2019-11-12
UK Unemployment Rate Falls Below Forecast
The UK unemployment rate fell back to 3.8 percent in the three months to September 2019, its lowest level in nearly 45 years and slightly below market expectations of 3.9 percent. The number of people out of work declined by 23,000 to 1.306 million while the number of employed people dropped by 58,000 to 32.753 million, the biggest decrease since the three months to May 2015. Meanwhile, total pay growth slowed to 3.6 percent, below forecasts of 3.8 percent.

2019-10-15
UK Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Rises to 3.9%
The UK unemployment rate rose to 3.9 percent in the three months to August 2019 from 3.8 percent in the previous period, while markets had forecast the rate to remain unchanged. Unemployment rose by 22,000 to 1.314 million and employment fell the most in over four years by 56,000 to 32.693 million, missing forecasts of a 23,000 increase. Meanwhile, total pay growth advanced by 3.8 percent, below market expectations of 4 percent.

2019-09-10
UK Jobless Rate Falls Back to Lowest since Mid-1970s
The UK unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent in the three months to July 2019, back to its joint lowest since the October to December 1974 period and slightly below market expectations of 3.9 percent. Unemployment declined by 11,000 to 1.294 million and employment rose by 31,000 to 32.777 million, below forecasts of a 53,000 increase. Meanwhile, total pay growth picked up to 4 percent, the fastest since mid-2008.

2019-08-13
UK Jobless Rate Rises Unexpectedly in Q2
The UK unemployment rate edged up to 3.9 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from a 44-year low of 3.8 percent in the previous period, while markets had forecast the rate to remain unchanged. Unemployment rose by 31,000 to 1.329 million and employment jumped by 115,000 to a new all-time high of 32.811 million, comfortably above forecasts of a 65,000 increase. Meanwhile, total pay growth picked up to 3.7 percent, the fastest since June 2008.

2019-07-16
UK Jobless Rate Holds Steady at Over 44-Year Low
The UK unemployment rate stood at 3.8 percent in the three months to May 2019, its lowest level since the October to December 1974 period and in line with market expectations. Unemployment dropped by 51,000 to 1.29 million and employment increased by 28,000 to a new all-time high of 32.75 million. Meanwhile, total pay growth picked up to 3.4 percent from the previous period's 3.2 percent.

Großbritannien Arbeit Letzte Zuletzt Höchste Unterste Einheit
Arbeitslosenquote 3.80 3.80 12.00 3.40 Percent [+]
Erwerbstätigenzahl 32901.00 32801.00 32901.00 23630.00 Tausend [+]
Arbeitslose 1240.20 1218.00 3090.00 422.60 Tausend [+]
Teilzeitbeschäftigung 8544.00 8564.00 8704.00 5995.00 Tausend [+]
Vollzeitbeschäftigung 24357.00 24238.00 24357.00 19136.00 Tausend [+]
Beschäftigungsquote 76.30 76.20 76.30 65.60 Percent [+]
Arbeitslosengeldbezieher m/m 14.90 14.90 142.80 -98.50 Tausend [+]
Erwerbsquote 79.40 79.20 79.40 74.10 Percent [+]
Langzeitarbeitslosenrate 0.90 1.00 4.30 0.90 Percent [+]
Jugendarbeitslosigkeit 11.40 11.90 22.30 9.70 Percent [+]
Arbeitskosten 109.40 108.90 109.40 20.90 Punkte [+]
Produktivität 101.30 100.90 101.60 42.40 Punkte [+]
Stellenangebote 805.00 798.00 861.00 432.00 Tausend [+]
Löhne 544.00 543.00 544.00 300.00 Gbp / Woche [+]
Löhne im verarbeitenden Gewerbe 622.00 621.00 622.00 356.00 Gbp / Woche [+]
Lohnzuwachs 3.20 3.20 6.60 -2.60 Percent [+]
Mindestlöhne 8.21 7.83 8.21 5.05 GBP / Stunde [+]
Bevölkerung 66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 Million [+]
Rentenalter Der Frauen 65.50 65.00 65.50 60.00 [+]
Rentenalter Der Männer 65.50 65.00 65.50 65.00 [+]
Existenzsichernden Lohn Familie 1300.00 1230.00 1300.00 1180.00 Gbp / Monat [+]
Existenzsichernden Lohn Person 895.00 850.00 900.00 785.00 Gbp / Monat [+]
Löhne der hoch qualifizierten Arbeitskräften 2330.00 2110.00 2460.00 2110.00 Gbp / Monat [+]
Löhne der gering qualifizierten Arbeitskräften 1320.00 1180.00 1320.00 1180.00 Gbp / Monat [+]
Durchschn. wöchentliche Stunden 32.00 32.20 33.50 31.30 Stunden [+]
Veränderung der Beschäftigung 208.00 24.00 311.00 -279.00 Tausend [+]
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