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

UK labour productivity, as measured by output per hour, rose 0.9 percent on quarter in the three months to September of 2017, recovering from a 0.1 percent drop in the previous period. It is the first gain in productivity in three quarters and the highest since the second quarter of 2011, flash estimates showed. The increase in productivity was a result of both a fall in total hours worked and growth in GVA. The most recent estimate of GDP indicated that the UK economy grew by 0.4 percent in the third quarter which contrasts with a fall of 0.5 percent in total hours worked. Productivity in the United Kingdom averaged 75.42 Index Points from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 100.50 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2016 and a record low of 43.70 Index Points in the first quarter of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-15 09:30 AM Labour Productivity QoQ 0.9% -0.1%


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.30 4.30 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 30877.00 30923.00 30974.00 23187.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 806.10 804.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8541.00 8547.00 8583.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23517.00 23557.00 23596.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.00 75.10 75.30 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 1.10 2.60 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.40 78.60 78.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.20 1.20 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.80 11.80 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 104.90 104.20 104.90 20.80 Index Points [+]
Productivity 100.80 99.90 100.80 43.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 780.00 783.00 783.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 509.00 507.00 509.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.20 2.30 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 590.00 589.00 590.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
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 [+]
Living Wage Family 1280.00 1220.00 1280.00 1170.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 970.00 920.00 970.00 840.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2210.00 2110.00 2210.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1330.00 1280.00 1330.00 1220.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.10 32.20 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.40 0.80 -0.90 percent [+]


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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
100.80 99.90 100.80 43.70 1971 - 2017 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2015=100




productivity by Country
Country Last
Australia 102.20 Jun/17
Brazil 140.43 Sep/17
Canada 109.45 Jun/17
Euro Area 104.20 Jun/17
France 112.82 Jun/17
Germany 105.90 Sep/17
Italy 106.70 Jun/17
Japan 103.90 Aug/17
Mexico 105.10 Sep/17
Netherlands 32.45 Sep/17
Russia -0.20 Dec/16
South Korea 97.60 Mar/17
Spain 105.70 Jun/17
Switzerland 100.84 Jun/17
United Kingdom 100.80 Sep/17
United States 108.87 Sep/17