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Unemployment (Claimant count rate)

Unemployment rate is the number of unemployed persons in relation to the working-age population. Claimant count is the most regular unemployment rate, it means the number of applications of unemployed persons in employment centers. The lower unemployment rate is, the greater is the number of people that are paid a salary, this causes inflation. The indicator is taken into account by the market.

  • Release Frequency: monthly.
  • Release Schedule: 09:30 GMT, 11-17th of the month following the reporting period.
  • Source: U.K. Office of National Statistics.