June 12, 2013 10:56 pm Published by
  • Unemployment is 2,511,000, down 6,000 from last month’s published figure (quarterly headline down 5,000), and the unemployment rate is 7.8%, the same as last month and the last quarter.
  • The number of claimant unemployed is 1,507,000 down 9,000 on last month, and the claimant rate is 4.5%.
  • The number of workless young people (not in employment, full-time education or training) is 1,340,000, down 14,000 in the quarter.
  • Youth unemployment (including students) is 950,000, down 43,000 in the quarter.
  • There are 5.0 unemployed people per vacancy.
  • The employment rate is 71.5% (a slight increase on last month’s published figure and the same as the preferred quarterly measure).
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