United Kingdom Employment Change  1995-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Employment in the United Kingdom increased by 0.40 percent from the previous period in the second quarter of 2017. Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 0.25 percent from 1995 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 0.80 percent in the first quarter of 2014 and a record low of -0.90 percent in the second quarter of 2009.

United Kingdom Employment Change
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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.30 4.40 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 30974.00 30906.00 30974.00 23187.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 806.30 809.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8540.00 8492.00 8583.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23596.00 23581.00 23596.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.30 75.10 75.30 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change -2.80 -2.90 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 78.70 78.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.20 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.80 12.10 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 102.90 102.60 103.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Productivity 101.80 102.40 102.40 44.60 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 774.00 768.00 777.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 505.00 505.00 505.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.10 2.10 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 588.00 585.00 588.00 356.00 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 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1190.00 1220.00 1260.00 1160.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2140.00 2190.00 2190.00 2040.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 1152.50 1141.20 1152.50 1006.10 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1043.60 1019.80 1043.60 878.80 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.20 32.20 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.40 0.80 -0.90 percent [+]


United Kingdom Employment Change Notes

In the United Kingdom, employment change refers to the quarterly change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment. 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.40 0.80 -0.90 1995 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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employment change by Country

Last
Australia 54200.00 Aug/17
Brazil -3.60 Feb/16
Canada 22.20 Aug/17
Euro Area 0.40 Jun/17
France 0.30 Jun/17
Germany 0.30 Jun/17
Italy 0.30 Jun/17
Netherlands 0.50 Jun/17
Spain 0.90 Jun/17
Switzerland 0.60 Jun/17
United Kingdom 0.40 Jun/17