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Budget 2010: Unemployment

22 Jun 2010, by in Labour market

The Office for Budget Responsibility’s supplementary budget document, and its pre-Budget forecast, show how unemployment has been revised upwards as a result of today’s announcements.

Claimant unemployment will rise 100,000 more than was previously forecast, and the ILO unemployment rate will be 0.2 percentage points higher than the pre-budget forecast predicted.

The full table is below:

2010 2011 2012 2013
Claimant count pre-budget (millions) 1.50 1.40 1.30 1.20
Claimant count post-budget (millions) 1.50 1.50 1.40 1.30
Difference 0.00 0.10 0.10 0.10
ILO pre-budget (rate) 8.10 7.90 7.40 6.80
ILO post-budget (rate) 8.10 8.00 7.60 7.00
Difference 0.00 0.10 0.20 0.20
Employment pre-budget (millions) 28.80 29.00 29.30 29.60
Employment post-budget (millions) 28.80 28.90 29.20 29.50
Difference 0.00 -0.10 -0.10 -0.10

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    Jun 22nd 2010, 8:28 pm

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