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Unemployment rate, percent in the United Kingdom

, January 1960 - June 2021: For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from January 1960 to June 2021. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 5.94 percent with a minimum of 1.2 percent in January 1966 and a maximum of 11.9 percent in March 1984. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Source: Office for National Statistics of the United Kingdom

Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
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