Labour productivity in the UK, as measured by output per hour, decreased 0.4 percent on quarter in the three months to September 2018, following a 0.5 percent growth in the previous period. It reflected an expansion of 0.6 percent in gross value added (from 0.4 percent in Q2), along with an increase in total hours worked (1.0 percent from 0.1 percent in Q2) mainly driven by a slight rise in employment. Year-on-year, labour productivity grew by 0.1 percent in the third quarter, well below 1.4 percent in the preceding quarter. Productivity in the United Kingdom averaged 75.45 Index Points from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 101.70 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2017 and a record low of 43.10 Index Points in the first quarter of 1971.

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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.10 4.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32409.00 32394.00 32409.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 967.70 947.50 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8475.00 8499.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23934.00 23895.00 23934.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.50 75.50 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 20.20 23.20 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 78.80 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.00 11.00 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.20 101.60 101.70 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.90 103.80 103.90 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 845.00 840.00 845.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 524.00 523.00 524.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 3.00 2.80 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 605.00 602.00 605.00 356.00 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 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 32.10 31.90 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 23.00 -5.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Productivity

In the United Kingdom, Productivity is the real value of output produced by a unit of labor during a certain time. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Productivity - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Productivity - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
101.20 101.60 101.70 43.10 1971 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2015=100




Country Last
Australia 101.80 Jun/18
Brazil 99.29 Sep/18
Canada 109.99 Jun/18
Euro Area 105.20 Jun/18
France 118.60 Mar/18
Germany 101.20 Sep/18
Italy 104.90 Dec/17
Japan 102.00 Aug/18
Mexico 107.40 Aug/18
Netherlands 34.10 Jun/18
Russia 1.50 Dec/17
Singapore 107.90 Jun/18
South Korea 109.20 Jun/18
Spain 111.70 Sep/18
Switzerland 104.72 Jun/18
United Kingdom 101.20 Sep/18
United States 105.67 Sep/18


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