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U.K. Unemployment Rate

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Latest Release
Feb 23, 2021
Actual
5.1%
Forecast
5.1%
Previous
5.0%
The Unemployment Rate measures the percentage of the total work force that is unemployed and actively seeking employment during the previous three months.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the GBP, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the GBP.
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Source: Office for National Statistics
U.K. Unemployment Rate
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Mar 23, 2021 (Jan) 02:00   5.1% 5.1%
Feb 23, 2021 (Dec) 02:00 5.1% 5.1% 5.0%
Jan 26, 2021 (Nov) 02:00 5.0% 5.1% 4.9%
Dec 15, 2020 (Oct) 02:00 4.9% 5.1% 4.8%
Nov 10, 2020 (Sep) 02:00 4.8% 4.8% 4.5%
Oct 13, 2020 (Aug) 01:00 4.5% 4.3% 4.1%

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is your description correct, you mean a stronger or weaker reading than the forecast is always bullish indication?
 
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