United Kingdom Employed Persons  1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of people in work in the United Kingdom increased by 137,000 to 32.40 million in the three months to May 2018 from 32.26 million in the December to February period, missing market expectations of a 150,000 gain. Employed Persons in the United Kingdom averaged 26948.91 Thousand from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 32399 Thousand in April of 2018 and a record low of 23630 Thousand in April of 1983.

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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.20 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32399.00 32394.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 898.70 890.90 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8542.00 8636.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23856.00 23758.00 23856.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.70 75.60 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 7.80 -3.00 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.00 79.00 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.50 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.20 101.60 101.60 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.80 103.00 103.80 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 824.00 817.00 824.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 517.00 516.00 517.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.50 2.60 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 601.00 602.00 602.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 7.83 7.50 7.83 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 64.17 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1280.00 1220.00 1280.00 1170.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 970.00 920.00 970.00 840.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1330.00 1280.00 1330.00 1220.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2210.00 2110.00 2210.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 31.90 31.80 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 137.00 146.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Employed Persons

In the United Kingdom, employed persons are individuals with a minimum required age who work during a certain time for a business. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Employed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Employed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
32399.00 32394.00 32399.00 23630.00 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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employed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 12573.57 Jun/18
Brazil 90.89 May/18
Canada 18628.00 Jun/18
China 77640.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 157.21 Mar/18
France 28070.20 Mar/18
Germany 44684.00 May/18
India 29650.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 124538849.00 Dec/17
Italy 23381.96 May/18
Japan 66730.00 May/18
Mexico 52876916.00 Mar/18
Netherlands 8762.00 Jun/18
Russia 72.50 May/18
South Korea 26798.00 Jun/18
Spain 18874.20 Mar/18
Switzerland 5025.00 Mar/18
Turkey 29009.00 Apr/18
United Kingdom 32399.00 Apr/18
United States 155576.00 Jun/18


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