UK: Unemployment Rate Rises Due to Lockdown

SourceAl Bawaba
SectorEconomy
CountryGCC

Published September 15th, 2020 - 12:00 GMT Highlights The unemployment rate increased to 4.1% in the three months to July from 3.9% in the April-June period, the Office for National Statistics said, according to Reuters. Britain’s unemployment rate rose for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown began in March, official data showed on Tuesday. The unemployment rate increased to 4.1% in the three months to July from 3.9% in the April-June period, the Office for National Statistics said, according to Reuters. Economists polled by Reuters had expected the unemployment rate to rise to 4.1%. However, a fall in the number of ...read more...