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

The number of people in work in the UK rose by 55 thousand to 32.26 million in the three months to February of 2018 from 32.21 million in the September to November period and above market expectations of a 33 thousand gain. Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 40.84 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
2018-02-21 09:30 AM Employment Change 88K 102K 173K 110K
2018-03-21 09:30 AM Employment Change 168K 88K 84 112K
2018-04-17 08:30 AM Employment Change 55K 168K 33K 51K
2018-05-15 08:30 AM Employment Change 55K 115K
2018-06-12 08:30 AM Employment Change 120K
2018-07-17 08:30 AM Employment Change 160K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.30 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32262.00 32248.00 32262.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 855.30 843.70 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8582.00 8533.00 8583.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23679.00 23715.00 23715.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.40 75.30 75.40 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 11.60 15.10 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 78.80 78.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.20 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.90 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 105.50 105.10 105.50 20.80 Index Points [+]
Productivity 101.90 101.20 101.90 43.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 815.00 816.00 823.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 513.00 513.00 513.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.80 2.80 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 596.00 598.00 598.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 7.83 7.50 7.83 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 65.81 65.38 65.81 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 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 32.00 32.10 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 55.00 168.00 307.00 -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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
55.00 168.00 307.00 -279.00 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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employment change by Country
Country Last
Australia 4900.00 Mar/18
Canada 32.30 Mar/18
Euro Area 0.30 Dec/17
France 0.20 Dec/17
Germany 0.30 Dec/17
Italy -0.30 Dec/17
Netherlands 0.60 Dec/17
Spain 0.40 Dec/17
Switzerland 0.00 Dec/17
United Kingdom 55.00 Jan/18


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