The number of employed increased by 115,000 to a new all-time high of 32.811 million in the three months to June 2019, easily beating market expectations of a 65,000 rise. Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 42.56 Thousand from 1971 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 311 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 65.00 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 55.00 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
2019-05-14 08:30 AM Employment Change Feb 99K 179K 135K 195K
2019-06-11 08:30 AM Employment Change Mar 32K 99K 10K 100K
2019-07-16 08:30 AM Employment Change Apr 28K 32K 45K 51K
2019-08-13 08:30 AM Employment Change May 115K 28K 65K 51K
2019-09-10 08:30 AM Employment Change Jun 115K 85K
2019-10-15 08:30 AM Employment Change Jul 11K
2019-11-12 09:30 AM Employment Change Aug 45K


United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.80 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32811.00 32749.00 32811.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1163.40 1135.50 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8704.00 8661.00 8704.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24107.00 24088.00 24149.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 76.10 76.00 76.10 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 28.00 31.40 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.30 79.10 79.30 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 1.00 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.30 11.00 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 100.90 101.10 101.80 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 105.50 105.60 105.60 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 820.00 824.00 861.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 538.00 536.00 538.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 3.70 3.50 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 612.00 613.00 615.00 356.00 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 High Skilled 2330.00 2110.00 2460.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1320.00 1180.00 1320.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.10 32.10 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 115.00 28.00 311.00 -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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
115.00 28.00 311.00 -279.00 1971 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 41127.00 Jul/19
Canada -24.20 Jul/19
Euro Area 0.20 Jun/19
France 0.20 Mar/19
Germany 0.30 Mar/19
Italy 0.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 0.60 Mar/19
Singapore 3.30 Jun/19
Spain 0.70 Mar/19
Switzerland 0.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 115.00 May/19


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