The number of job vacancies in the United Kingdom hit 1.034 million in June to August 2021, which is the first time vacancies have risen over 1 million since records began, and was 249,000 above its pre-pandemic January to March 2020 level. Vacancies grew on the quarter by 269,300 (35.2 percent), with all industry sectors increasing their number of vacancies and the majority reaching record levels; the largest increase was seen in accommodation and food service activities, which rose by 57,600 (75.4 percent). source: Office for National Statistics

Job Vacancies in the United Kingdom averaged 634.32 Thousand from 2001 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 1034 Thousand in July of 2021 and a record low of 340 Thousand in May of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Job Vacancies - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Job Vacancies - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2021.

Job Vacancies in the United Kingdom is expected to be 1200.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Job Vacancies is projected to trend around 760.00 Thousand in 2022 and 820.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Job Vacancies

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1034.00 959.00 1034.00 340.00 2001 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
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United Kingdom Job Vacancies
In the United Kingdom, job vacancies are defined as positions for which employers are actively seeking to recruit outside their business or organisation.