United Kingdom Employment Change  1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of people in work in the United Kingdom increased by 3,000 to 32.4 million in the three months to July 2018, below market expectations of a 28 thousand rise. Year-on-year, employment rose by 261,000. The number of people who worked full-time increased by 100,000 to 23.86 million, mainly driven by the number of women working full-time, up 68,000 to a record high of 8.98 million. The number of part-time workers fell by 98,000 to 8.54 million. Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 41.40 Thousand from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 307 Thousand in March of 2014 and a record low of -279 Thousand in May of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-17 08:30 AM Employment Change 137K 146K 150K 160K
2018-08-14 08:30 AM Employment Change 42K 137K 100K 108K
2018-09-11 08:30 AM Employment Change 3K 42K 28K 91K
2018-10-16 08:30 AM Employment Change 3K 20K 79K
2018-11-13 09:30 AM Employment Change -36K
2018-12-11 09:30 AM Employment Change -64K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32397.00 32386.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 918.80 910.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8538.00 8534.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23859.00 23852.00 23859.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.50 75.60 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 8.70 10.20 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 78.80 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.00 10.90 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.10 101.70 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.90 103.80 103.90 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 833.00 830.00 833.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 520.00 519.00 520.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.60 2.40 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 603.00 599.00 603.00 356.00 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 31.90 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 3.00 42.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Employment Change

In the United Kingdom, employment change refers to the monthly change in the number of people in employment aged 16 and over. This page provides - United Kingdom Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.00 42.00 307.00 -279.00 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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employment change by Country
Country Last
Australia 44000.00 Aug/18
Canada 63.30 Sep/18
Euro Area 0.40 Jun/18
France 0.10 Jun/18
Germany 0.20 Jun/18
Italy 0.50 Jun/18
Netherlands 0.50 Jun/18
Singapore 7.00 Jun/18
Spain 0.70 Jun/18
Switzerland 0.30 Jun/18
United Kingdom 3.00 Jun/18


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