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Unemployment

The latest monthly ONS statistics on headline unemployment and the claimant count, and labour market forecasts from HM Treasury and business survey projections.

Headline figures

Headline unemployment

  • Headline unemployment rate - International Labour Organisation (ILO) definition: 4.8% (October to December 2016)

Next release date: 15 March 2017.

 

Claimant count unemployment

  • Claimant count unemployment rate: 2.1% (January 2017)

Next release date: 15 March 2017.