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

The number of people in work in the UK rose by 88 thousand to 32.15 million in the three months to December of 2017 from 32.06 million in the July to September period, missing market expectations of a 173 thousand gain. Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 40.50 Thousand from 1971 until 2017, 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
2018-02-21 09:30 AM Employment Change 88K 102K 173K 110K
2018-03-21 09:30 AM Employment Change 88K 112.2K
2018-04-17 08:30 AM Employment Change 42.9K
2018-05-15 08:30 AM Employment Change 33.6K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.40 4.30 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32147.00 32207.00 32207.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 823.00 830.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8534.00 8553.00 8583.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23613.00 23654.00 23654.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.20 75.30 75.30 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change -7.20 6.20 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.70 78.80 78.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.40 12.20 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 104.90 104.60 104.90 20.80 Index Points [+]
Productivity 102.00 101.20 102.00 43.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 823.00 810.00 823.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 512.00 511.00 512.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.50 2.50 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 595.00 596.00 596.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 7.50 7.20 7.50 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 65.81 65.38 65.81 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.50 63.00 63.50 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 High Skilled 2210.00 2110.00 2210.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1330.00 1280.00 1330.00 1220.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 31.90 31.90 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 88.00 102.00 307.00 -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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
88.00 102.00 307.00 -279.00 1971 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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employment change by Country
Country Last
Australia 16000.00 Jan/18
Canada -88.00 Jan/18
Euro Area 0.40 Sep/17
France 0.20 Sep/17
Germany 0.30 Sep/17
Italy 0.40 Sep/17
Netherlands 0.50 Sep/17
Spain 0.70 Sep/17
Switzerland 0.20 Sep/17
United Kingdom 88.00 Nov/17


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