Claimant Count

UK Claimant Count

Monthly report on the number of people claiming unemployment benefits. The report is categorized by claimant age, length of time searching for employment, location, and occupation. A declining trend is seen as a positive economic indicator as it suggests a greater number of people are working from the previous month and this tends to increase the value of the currency.

Date Value Previous Change
Mar 2015 772,400 793,100 -2.61 %
Feb 2015 793,100 822,200 -3.54 %
Jan 2015 822,200 861,600 -4.57 %
Dec 2014 861,600 897,400 -3.99 %
Nov 2014 897,400 927,000 -3.19 %
Oct 2014 927,000 952,100 -2.64 %
Sep 2014 952,100 970,500 -1.90 %
Aug 2014 970,500 1,003,000 -3.24 %
Jul 2014 1,003,000 1,041,000 -3.65 %
Jun 2014 1,041,000 1,080,000 -3.61 %
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