Labour Market Live

July 19, 2013 1:32 pm Published by

Unemployment is 2,505,000, down 6,000 from last     month’s published figure (quarterly headline down 57,000), and the unemployment     rate is 7.8%, the same as last month and down 0.2     percentage points in the last quarter. The number of claimant unemployed is     1,478,900 down 21,200 on last month, and the claimant rate     is 4.3%. The number of workless young people (not     in employment, full-time education or training) is 1,348,000, down     23,000 in the quarter, representing 18.6% of the youth population (down     0.3 percentage points). Youth unemployment (including students) is 959,000, down 20,000 in the     quarter. There are 4.8 unemployed people per     vacancy. The employment rate is 71.4% (down     0.1 percentage points on last month’s published figure and down 0.1     percentage points in... View Article