The United Kingdom claimant count rate for April was released at 4.7% lower than the prior and projected 4.8%. Jobless claims change for the same month fell to -27.1 thousand from the revised prior reading of -32.7 from -32.9 thousand, better than the projected -20.0 thousand.

ILO unemployment rate for the three months ending March stood unchanged at 8.0% also inline with expectations.

Average weekly earnings for the three months ending in March rose to 4.0% from the revised prior reading of 2.5% from 2.3%, higher than the forecasted 2.1% while excluding bonus for the same reading rose to 1.9% from 1.7% worse than the presumed 2.0%.