United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate  1971-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom remained unchanged at 78.50 percent in April from 78.50 percent in March of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 76.55 percent from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 78.50 percent in June of 2016 and a record low of 74.10 percent in March of 1983.

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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.50 4.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 30815.00 30746.00 30815.00 23187.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 814.50 808.60 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8478.00 8454.00 8583.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23532.00 23500.00 23532.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 74.90 74.80 74.90 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 5.90 7.70 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.50 78.50 78.50 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.30 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.20 12.30 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 774.00 770.00 777.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 503.00 502.00 503.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 583.00 583.00 583.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 1.80 2.10 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
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 1360.00 1006.10 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1043.60 1019.80 1043.60 878.80 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.10 32.20 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.10 0.80 -0.90 percent [+]


United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate Notes

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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
78.50 78.50 78.50 74.10 1971 - 2017 percent Monthly
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labor force participation rate by Country

Last
United Kingdom 78.50 Apr/17
France 71.40 Mar/17
Switzerland 69.50 Dec/16
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Russia 68.80 May/17
Canada 65.90 Jun/17
Italy 65.30 Mar/17
Australia 65.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 64.00 Dec/16
South Korea 63.80 Jun/17
United States 62.80 Jun/17
Brazil 61.60 May/17
Germany 61.30 Dec/16
Japan 60.80 May/17
Mexico 59.40 Jun/17
Spain 58.78 Mar/17
Euro Area 57.10 Dec/16
Turkey 52.60 Apr/17
India 52.50 Dec/13