The number of people in work in the UK rose by 167,000 to an all time high of 32.60 million between July to September 2018 and October to December 2018 and above market expectations of a 140,000 gain. The number of employed men increased by 89,000 to 17.29 million and the number of employed women advanced by 78,000 to 15.31 million. Employed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 27016.07 Thousand from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 32597 Thousand in November of 2018 and a record low of 23630 Thousand in April of 1983.
Employed Persons in the United Kingdom is expected to be 32580.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in the United Kingdom to stand at 32850.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Employed Persons is projected to trend around 34200.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.