Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom remained unchanged at 78.90 percent in June from 78.90 percent in May of 2021. source: Office for National Statistics

Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 76.75 percent from 1971 until 2021, 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 September of 2021.

Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom is expected to be 78.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate is projected to trend around 79.20 percent in 2022 and 79.60 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
78.90 78.90 79.80 74.10 1971 - 2021 percent Monthly
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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.60 4.70 11.90 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32357.00 32276.00 33073.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2193.30 2251.90 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7815.00 7718.00 8704.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24461.00 24462.00 24715.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.20 75.10 76.60 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change -58.60 -48.90 844.10 -151.40 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.90 78.90 79.80 74.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.90 13.10 22.50 10.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 112.80 112.00 115.10 19.60 points [+]
Productivity 100.70 100.00 104.50 42.60 points [+]
Job Vacancies 1034.00 959.00 1034.00 340.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 578.00 576.00 578.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 648.00 637.00 648.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 8.30 8.80 8.80 -2.70 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 8.91 8.72 8.91 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 67.20 66.80 67.20 50.29 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 65.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 29060.00 28820.00 29060.00 26763.00 Thousand [+]
Average Weekly Hours 31.10 31.00 33.50 25.80 Hours [+]
Employment Change 183.00 95.00 311.00 -407.00 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.