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GBP, Pound sterling

United Kingdom Claimant Count Change

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Labor
High -2.8 K 0.9 K
-2.9 K Revised from -4.2 K
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
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-3.499 K
-2.8 K
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Claimant Count Change presents the change in the number of people claiming unemployment benefits during the given month.

A higher than expected reading is an indication of weakness in the labor market and economic growth, and is seen as negative for the British pound.

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Date (GMT)
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Previous
Aug 2017
-2.8 K
0.9 K
-2.9 K Revised from -4.2 K
Jul 2017
-4.2 K
6.649 K
3.4 K Revised from 6 K
Jun 2017
6 K
13.351 K
7.5 K Revised from 7.3 K
May 2017
7.3 K
22 K Revised from 19.4 K
Apr 2017
19.4 K
33.5 K Revised from 25.5 K
Mar 2017
25.5 K
-6.1 K Revised from -11.3 K
Feb 2017
-11.3 K
-41.4 K Revised from -42.4 K
Jan 2017
-42.4 K
-20.5 K Revised from -10.1 K
Dec 2016
-10.1 K
1.3 K Revised from 2.4 K
Nov 2016
2.4 K
13.3 K Revised from 9.8 K