Claimant Count Unemployment

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Year In employment Unemployed
17 Jan 1927 142,620 Show data context 7,530 Show data context
11 Apr 1927 145,661 Show data context 4,489 Show data context
11 Jul 1927 159,267 Show data context 4,583 Show data context
17 Oct 1927 157,529 Show data context 6,321 Show data context
16 Jan 1928 156,066 Show data context 8,574 Show data context
16 Apr 1928 159,877 Show data context 4,763 Show data context
16 Jul 1928 160,670 Show data context 3,970 Show data context
15 Oct 1928 159,241 Show data context 5,399 Show data context
14 Jan 1929 162,471 Show data context 8,059 Show data context
15 Apr 1929 165,925 Show data context 4,605 Show data context
15 Jul 1929 166,583 Show data context 3,947 Show data context
14 Oct 1929 164,609 Show data context 5,921 Show data context
13 Jan 1930 169,273 Show data context 8,937 Show data context
14 Apr 1930 171,335 Show data context 6,875 Show data context
14 Jul 1930 170,992 Show data context 7,218 Show data context
13 Oct 1930 167,726 Show data context 10,484 Show data context
12 Jan 1931 166,778 Show data context 18,592 Show data context
13 Apr 1931 170,711 Show data context 14,659 Show data context
13 Jul 1931 171,247 Show data context 14,123 Show data context
12 Oct 1931 165,169 Show data context 20,201 Show data context
25 Jan 1932 168,412 Show data context 26,288 Show data context
25 Apr 1932 171,604 Show data context 23,096 Show data context
25 Jul 1932 171,980 Show data context 22,720 Show data context
24 Oct 1932 170,853 Show data context 23,847 Show data context
23 Jan 1933 206,453 Show data context 28,557 Show data context
24 Apr 1933 214,385 Show data context 20,625 Show data context
24 Jul 1933 217,558 Show data context 17,452 Show data context
23 Oct 1933 217,785 Show data context 17,225 Show data context
22 Jan 1934 202,480 Show data context 19,480 Show data context
23 Apr 1934 208,474 Show data context 13,486 Show data context
23 Jul 1934 209,330 Show data context 12,630 Show data context
22 Oct 1934 207,404 Show data context 14,556 Show data context
28 Jan 1935 213,130 Show data context 19,520 Show data context
15 Apr 1935 219,637 Show data context 13,013 Show data context
22 Jul 1935 220,983 Show data context 11,667 Show data context
21 Oct 1935 218,963 Show data context 13,687 Show data context
20 Jan 1936 218,655 Show data context 19,775 Show data context
27 Apr 1936 225,783 Show data context 12,647 Show data context
20 Jul 1936 227,623 Show data context 10,807 Show data context
26 Oct 1936 225,553 Show data context 12,877 Show data context
25 Jan 1937 229,322 Show data context 16,468 Show data context
19 Apr 1937 234,238 Show data context 11,552 Show data context
26 Jul 1937 234,484 Show data context 11,306 Show data context
18 Oct 1937 233,009 Show data context 12,781 Show data context
17 Jan 1938 237,334 Show data context 18,966 Show data context
04 Apr 1938 241,691 Show data context 14,609 Show data context
18 Jul 1938 241,178 Show data context 15,122 Show data context
17 Oct 1938 237,334 Show data context 18,966 Show data context
16 Jan 1939 248,078 Show data context 23,342 Show data context
17 Apr 1939 254,592 Show data context 16,828 Show data context
10 Jul 1939 258,392 Show data context 13,028 Show data context
Date: Source:
1927 - 1939 Ministry of Labour, Local Unemployment Index (Ministry of Labour) ,

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Unemployment as measured through numbers covered by unemployment insurance.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Surrey AdmC through time | Work and Poverty Statistics | Claimant Count Unemployment, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 12th August 2020