United Kingdom Claimant Count Change


The number of people claiming for unemployment benefits in the United Kingdom decreased by 11.3 thousand to 734.7 thousand in February 2017, following a downwardly revised 41.4 thousand drop in the previous month while market expected of a 5 thousand fall. In February, there were 482.3 thousand people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance while 277.4 thousand people were seeking work and claiming Universal Credit. Claimant Count Change in the United Kingdom averaged 0.38 Thousand from 1971 until 2017, 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.


United Kingdom Claimant Count Change

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Claimant Count in the United Kingdom refers to change in total number of unemployed since previous month. 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 March of 2017.