|Seasonally adjusted number of persons unemployed||Seasonally adjusted unemployment rate (%)|
|Change in month||- 200||0.0|
|Change in year||- 38,200||- 1.7|
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July 2018was 5.1%, unchanged from 5.1% in June 2018 and down from 6.8% in July 2017. The seasonally adjusted number of persons unemployed was 120,500 in July 2018, down from 120,700 when compared to the June 2018 figure and a decrease of 38,200 when compared to July 2017.
Summary points for July