The number of people in work in the United Kingdom rose by 79,000 to an all-time high of 32.48 million in the three months to October 2018 from 32.40 in the May to July period. The number of employed men increased by 70,000 to a record 17.24 million, and the number of employed women went up by 9,000 on the quarter to 15.24 million. The employment rates for both men and women increased by 0.2 percentage points to 80.3 percent and 71.2 percent respectively. The people in employment can be categorised as employees or self-employed workers. This categorisation reveals that the number of employees increased by 115,000 to reach a record high of 27.54 million, while the number of self-employed workers decreased by 29,000 to 4.77 million. Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 41.36 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.

Employment Change in the United Kingdom is expected to be 150.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in the United Kingdom to stand at -82.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Employment Change is projected to trend around 110.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-11 08:30 AM Employment Change 3K 42K 28K 91K
2018-10-16 08:30 AM Employment Change -5K 3K 20K 79K
2018-11-13 09:30 AM Employment Change 23K -5K 21K 36K
2018-12-11 09:30 AM Employment Change 79K 23K 25K 15K
2019-01-22 09:30 AM Employment Change 79K
2019-02-19 09:30 AM Employment Change
2019-03-19 09:30 AM Employment Change 150K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.10 4.10 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32476.00 32409.00 32476.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 992.60 970.70 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8508.00 8475.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23968.00 23934.00 23968.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.70 75.50 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 21.90 23.20 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.00 78.80 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.40 11.30 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.20 101.60 101.70 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.90 103.80 103.90 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 848.00 849.00 849.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 528.00 524.00 528.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 3.30 3.10 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 607.00 605.00 607.00 356.00 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 1300.00 1230.00 1300.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 895.00 850.00 900.00 785.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1320.00 1180.00 1320.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2330.00 2110.00 2460.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.20 32.20 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 79.00 23.00 307.00 -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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
79.00 23.00 307.00 -279.00 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 32800.00 Oct/18
Canada 94.10 Nov/18
Euro Area 0.20 Sep/18
France 0.10 Jun/18
Germany 0.20 Jun/18
Italy 0.50 Jun/18
Netherlands 0.50 Jun/18
Singapore 19.30 Sep/18
Spain 0.70 Jun/18
Switzerland 0.30 Jun/18
United Kingdom 79.00 Sep/18


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