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
    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
  • There are 4.8 unemployed people per
  • The employment rate is 71.4% (down
         0.1 percentage points on last month’s published figure and down 0.1
         percentage points in the preferred quarterly measure).

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