UK Unemployment Rate:

4.40% for May 2017
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UK Unemployment Rate is at 4.40%, compared to 4.50% last month and 4.90% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 7.07%.

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May 31, 2017 4.40%
April 30, 2017 4.50%
March 31, 2017 4.60%
Feb. 28, 2017 4.60%
Jan. 31, 2017 4.70%
Dec. 31, 2016 4.70%
Nov. 30, 2016 4.80%
Oct. 31, 2016 4.80%
Sept. 30, 2016 4.80%
Aug. 31, 2016 4.80%
July 31, 2016 5.00%
June 30, 2016 4.90%
May 31, 2016 4.90%
April 30, 2016 4.90%
March 31, 2016 5.00%
Feb. 29, 2016 5.10%
Jan. 31, 2016 5.10%
Dec. 31, 2015 5.10%
Nov. 30, 2015 5.10%
Oct. 31, 2015 5.10%
Sept. 30, 2015 5.20%
Aug. 31, 2015 5.30%
July 31, 2015 5.40%
June 30, 2015 5.50%
May 31, 2015 5.60%
   
April 30, 2015 5.60%
March 31, 2015 5.50%
Feb. 28, 2015 5.50%
Jan. 31, 2015 5.60%
Dec. 31, 2014 5.70%
Nov. 30, 2014 5.70%
Oct. 31, 2014 5.90%
Sept. 30, 2014 6.00%
Aug. 31, 2014 6.00%
July 31, 2014 6.00%
June 30, 2014 6.10%
May 31, 2014 6.30%
April 30, 2014 6.40%
March 31, 2014 6.60%
Feb. 28, 2014 6.80%
Jan. 31, 2014 6.90%
Dec. 31, 2013 7.20%
Nov. 30, 2013 7.20%
Oct. 31, 2013 7.10%
Sept. 30, 2013 7.40%
Aug. 31, 2013 7.60%
July 31, 2013 7.70%
June 30, 2013 7.70%
May 31, 2013 7.80%
April 30, 2013 7.80%

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UK Unemployment Rate Summary

  • Last Value: 4.40%
  • Latest Period: May 2017
  • Updated: Aug 16, 2017, 04:31 EDT
  • Next Release: Sep 13, 2017, 04:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: Percent
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Value Previously: 4.50%
  • Change From Previous: -2.22%
  • Value One Year Ago: 4.90%
  • Change From One Year Ago: -10.20%
  • First Period: Feb 1971
  • First Value: 3.80%

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I:UKUR Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:UKUR
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:UKUR","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:UKUR")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:UKUR",,-4)

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