U.K. Unemployment Rate Rises to Highest in Almost Five Years

25 February 2021

U.K. unemployment climbed to its highest rate in almost five years in the fourth quarter as the economic toll from the coronavirus pandemic continued to mount. The number of people looking for work rose 121,000 from the third quarter, taking the jobless rate to 5.1%, the most since early 2016, the Office for National Statistics said Tuesday. The number of people in work fell by 114,000.
 
Source: Bloomberg  
Post by : Republic of Turkey Ministry of Trade