The number of people in work in the United Kingdom increased by 222,000 to a record high of 32.71 million in the three months to January 2019. It was the biggest jump in employment since late 2015, far exceeding market expectations of a 120,000 gain. The number of employed men rose by 77,000 to an all time high of 17.32 million and the number of employed women went up by 144,000 to a record high of 15.40 million, the largest increase in the number of employed women since 2014. Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 42.14 Thousand from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 311 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 100.00 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 120.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Employment Change is projected to trend around 50.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-11 09:30 AM Employment Change 79K 23K 25K 15K
2019-01-22 09:30 AM Employment Change 141K 79K 85K 55K
2019-02-19 09:30 AM Employment Change 167K 141K 140K 95K
2019-03-19 09:20 AM Employment Change 222K 167K 120K 150K
2019-04-16 08:30 AM Employment Change 222K
2019-05-14 08:30 AM Employment Change
2019-06-11 08:30 AM Employment Change 100K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32714.00 32597.00 32714.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1039.20 1012.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8596.00 8562.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24118.00 24035.00 24118.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 76.10 75.80 76.10 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 27.00 15.70 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.30 79.10 79.30 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.00 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.00 11.50 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.40 101.90 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 104.80 103.90 104.80 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 854.00 863.00 863.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 530.00 529.00 530.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 3.40 3.50 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 609.00 607.00 609.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 8.21 7.83 8.21 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.00 65.50 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.00 65.50 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 32.00 32.00 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 222.00 167.00 311.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Employment Change

In the United Kingdom, employment change refers to the 3-month moving average compared to the previous period 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
222.00 167.00 311.00 -279.00 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 4600.00 Feb/19
Canada 55.90 Feb/19
Euro Area 0.30 Dec/18
France 0.10 Sep/18
Germany 0.30 Sep/18
Italy -0.30 Sep/18
Netherlands 0.50 Sep/18
Singapore 16.90 Dec/18
Spain 0.70 Dec/18
Switzerland 0.50 Sep/18
United Kingdom 222.00 Dec/18


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