What is the claimant count?

The Claimant Count is a measure of the number of people claiming benefits principally for the reason of being unemployed, based on administrative data from the benefits system.

Why then, on 19th May did BBC Scotland claim:

Coronavirus impact: Huge rise in Scots claiming unemployment benefit

Sources:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-52720227

https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/methodologies/claimantcountqmi#:~:text=The%20Claimant%20Count%20is%20a,data%20from%20the%20benefits%20system.

https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/bulletins/employmentintheuk/june2020#:~:text=The%20UK%20unemployment%20rate%20was,up%20on%20the%20previous%20quarter.