United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles) Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

11, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles) › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all United Kingdom indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: United Kingdom Pound (Sterling)
Currency Symbol: GBP

Source: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2015 Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition Primary domestic currency: Pound sterling Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles), Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for United Kingdom in year 2015 is 5.376 %.

This makes United Kingdom No. 73 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; United Kingdom is 0.94 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for United Kingdom was 6.20 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for United Kingdom in 2015 was or will be 13.29% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for United Kingdom was or will be 5.00 %, which is 7.07% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for United Kingdom, in other Years
Year %
  2021 5.3
  2020 5.3
  2019 5.3
  2018 5.1
  2017 4.996
  2016 4.996
2015 5.376
  2014 6.2
  2013 7.6
  2012 7.975
  2011 8.1
  2010 7.9
  2009 7.625
  2008 5.725
  2007 5.35
  2006 5.425
  2005 4.825
  2004 4.75
  2003 5
  2002 5.2
  2001 5.1
  2000 5.45
  1999 5.975
  1998 6.25
  1997 6.95
  1996 8.1
  1995 8.625
  1994 9.5
  1993 10.375
  1992 9.95
  1991 8.85
  1990 7.1
  1989 7.225
  1988 8.575
  1987 10.425
  1986 11.325
  1985 11.375
  1984 11.75
  1983 11.475
  1982 10.725
  1981 9.65
  1980 7.133