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

The number of people in work in the United Kingdom increased by 42,000 to 32.39 million in the three months to June 2018 from 32.34 million in the January to March period, missing market expectations of a 100,000 gain. Year-on-year, employment rose by 313,000. Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 41.47 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
2018-06-12 08:30 AM Employment Change 146K 197K 110K 120K
2018-07-17 08:30 AM Employment Change 137K 146K 150K 160K
2018-08-14 08:30 AM Employment Change 42K 137K 100K 108K
2018-09-11 08:30 AM Employment Change 42K 91K
2018-10-16 08:30 AM Employment Change 79K
2018-11-13 09:30 AM Employment Change -36K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.20 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32386.00 32399.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 906.10 899.90 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8542.00 8636.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23856.00 23758.00 23856.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.70 75.60 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 6.20 9.00 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.00 79.00 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.50 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.20 101.60 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.80 103.00 103.80 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 824.00 817.00 824.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 517.00 516.00 517.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.40 2.50 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 601.00 602.00 602.00 356.00 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 1280.00 1220.00 1280.00 1170.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 970.00 920.00 970.00 840.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1330.00 1280.00 1330.00 1220.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2210.00 2110.00 2210.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 31.90 31.80 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 42.00 137.00 307.00 -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 August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
42.00 137.00 307.00 -279.00 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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employment change by Country
Country Last
Australia 50900.00 Jun/18
Canada 54.10 Jul/18
Euro Area 0.40 Mar/18
France 0.20 Mar/18
Germany 0.40 Mar/18
Italy 0.10 Mar/18
Netherlands 0.80 Mar/18
Spain 0.40 Mar/18
Switzerland 0.30 Mar/18
United Kingdom 42.00 May/18


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