Sometimes statistics is hard to explain. This is the case with the UK unemployment statistics for the first half of the year. The author of this commentary from the BBC asks some relevant questions about statistics figures in the UK and offers some explanation. The economists say that the UK economy is shrinking but at the same time the number of people iwn work has increased by 201 000 in the second quarter of the year. Read on and find some suggested answers to this discrepancy here.