Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom remained unchanged at 79.80 percent in February from 79.80 percent in January of 2020.

Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 76.69 percent from 1971 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 79.80 percent in January of 2020 and a record low of 74.10 percent in March of 1983. This page provides - United Kingdom Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2020. source: Office for National Statistics

Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom is expected to be 79.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom to stand at 79.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate is projected to trend around 79.60 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
79.80 79.80 79.80 74.10 1971 - 2020 percent Monthly
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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 33144.00 33073.00 33144.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2096.60 1240.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8692.00 8618.00 8704.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24453.00 24455.00 24463.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 76.60 76.60 76.60 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 856.50 12.10 856.50 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.80 79.80 79.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.80 0.90 4.30 0.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.40 11.30 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.70 109.00 109.70 20.90 points [+]
Productivity 100.70 101.80 101.80 42.40 points [+]
Job Vacancies 637.00 794.00 855.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 540.00 544.00 546.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 614.00 620.00 622.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.40 2.80 6.70 -2.70 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 8.72 8.21 8.72 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.65 66.27 66.65 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.00 65.50 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.00 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1300.00 1230.00 1300.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 895.00 850.00 900.00 785.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1320.00 1180.00 1320.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2330.00 2110.00 2460.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 31.40 31.80 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 211.00 172.00 311.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate
The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population.