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There were 1.30 million unemployed people in the UK in Feb-Apr 2022, a fall of 47,000 from the previous quarter and a fall of 356,000 from the year before.

The unemployment rate was 3.8% (the percentage of the economically active population who are unemployed), down from 4.0% from the previous quarter and down from 4.9% from the year before. The rate reached a post-recession high of 8.5% in late 2011.

Young people

455,000 young people aged 16-24 were unemployed, a small decrease from the previous quarter and down 82,000 from the year before. The unemployment rate for 16‑24 year olds was 10.8%, down from 13.5% a year before.

Men and women

The unemployment rate for men was 3.9% and the unemployment rate was 3.7% for women.


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