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Unemployment in United Kingdom

The Unemployment in UK is 2.53 million as on August 2012.

The Office for National Statistics records the employment numbers in the UK. The records for employment has started in 1971.

The Office for National Statistics has announced on 17 October 2012 that the number of unemployed in the UK fell by 50,000 to 2.53 million in a three-month period to August 2012. The employment in the UK reached a record high of almost 30 million, with unemployment at 7.9%. The number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance fell by 4000.

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