United Kingdom Productivity  1971-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

UK labour productivity, as measured by output per hour, fell 0.5 percent on quarter in the three months to March 2017, following a 0.4 percent growth in the previous period. It was the first drop in productivity since the last quarter of 2015, as services output per hour shrank 0.6 percent while manufacturing productivity grew 0.2 percent. Compared with the same period of 2016, labour productivity rose 0.3 percent after jumping by 1.4 percent in the previous quarter. Productivity in the United Kingdom averaged 76.74 Index Points from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 102.40 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2016 and a record low of 44.60 Index Points in the first quarter of 1971.

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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 Productivity Notes

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 July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
101.80 102.40 102.40 44.60 1971 - 2017 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2013=100



productivity by Country

Last
Australia 102.10 Mar/17
Brazil 138.66 May/17
Canada 109.64 Mar/17
Euro Area 103.80 Mar/17
France 112.80 Mar/17
Germany 104.70 Apr/17
Italy 106.76 Mar/17
Japan 93.80 Apr/17
Mexico 108.90 Apr/17
Netherlands 32.54 Mar/17
Russia -2.20 Dec/15
South Korea 98.10 Dec/16
Spain 102.20 Mar/17
Switzerland 100.36 Mar/17
United Kingdom 101.80 Mar/17
United States 107.50 Mar/17