The number of people in work in the UK fell by 114,000 on quarter to 32.39 million in the three months to December of 2020, much more than forecasts of a 30 thousand fall. Still, it dropped by 541 thousand from a year earlier which is the largest annual decrease since May to July 2009 as the country was under another coronavirus lockdown during the month. The fall was mainly driven by men although there was also an annual decrease for women; only the second since January to March 2012. source: Office for National Statistics
Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 39.78 Thousand from 1971 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 311 Thousand in March of 2014 and a record low of -334 Thousand in May of 2020. This page provides - United Kingdom Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Employment Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2021.
Employment Change in the United Kingdom is expected to be -84.00 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 50.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Employment Change is projected to trend around 30.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.