The number of people in work in the UK rose by 167,000 to an all time high of 32.60 million between July to September 2018 and October to December 2018 and above market expectations of a 140,000 gain. The number of employed men increased by 89,000 to 17.29 million and the number of employed women advanced by 78,000 to 15.31 million. In the same period, the employment rate for all people aged from 16 to 64 years was 75.8 percent, the joint-highest since comparable estimates began in 1971. Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 41.53 Thousand from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 307 Thousand in March of 2014 and a record low of -279 Thousand in May of 2009.

Employment Change in the United Kingdom is expected to be 100.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in the United Kingdom to stand at 120.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Employment Change is projected to trend around 50.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-13 09:30 AM Employment Change 23K -5K 21K 36K
2018-12-11 09:30 AM Employment Change 79K 23K 25K 15K
2019-01-22 09:30 AM Employment Change 141K 79K 85K 55K
2019-02-19 09:30 AM Employment Change 167K 141K 140K 95K
2019-03-19 09:30 AM Employment Change 167K 150K
2019-04-16 08:30 AM Employment Change
2019-05-14 08:30 AM Employment Change


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32597.00 32535.00 32597.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1010.70 996.50 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8562.00 8514.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24035.00 24021.00 24035.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.80 75.80 75.80 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 14.20 20.20 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.10 79.00 79.10 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.00 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.40 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.40 101.90 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 104.80 103.90 104.80 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 870.00 855.00 870.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 527.00 527.00 527.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 3.40 3.40 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 607.00 605.00 607.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 8.21 7.83 8.21 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.00 65.50 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.00 65.50 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 32.00 32.20 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 167.00 141.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Employment Change

In the United Kingdom, employment change refers to the 3-month moving average compared to the previous period in the number of people in employment aged 16 and over. This page provides - United Kingdom Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
167.00 141.00 307.00 -279.00 1971 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 39080.00 Jan/19
Canada 66.80 Jan/19
Euro Area 0.30 Dec/18
France 0.10 Sep/18
Germany 0.30 Sep/18
Italy -0.30 Sep/18
Netherlands 0.50 Sep/18
Singapore 16.90 Dec/18
Spain 0.70 Dec/18
Switzerland 0.50 Sep/18
United Kingdom 167.00 Nov/18


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