United Kingdom Employment Rate  1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Employment Rate in the United Kingdom increased to 75.70 percent in April from 75.60 percent in March of 2018. Employment Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 71.17 percent from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 75.70 percent in April of 2018 and a record low of 65.60 percent in March of 1983.

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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.20 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32386.00 32399.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 906.10 899.90 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8542.00 8636.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23856.00 23758.00 23856.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.70 75.60 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 6.20 9.00 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.00 79.00 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.50 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.20 101.60 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.80 103.00 103.80 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 824.00 817.00 824.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 517.00 516.00 517.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.40 2.50 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 601.00 602.00 602.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 7.83 7.50 7.83 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 64.17 65.00 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 Low Skilled 1330.00 1280.00 1330.00 1220.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2210.00 2110.00 2210.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 31.90 31.80 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 42.00 137.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Employment Rate

In United Kingdom, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - United Kingdom Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
75.70 75.60 75.70 65.60 1971 - 2018 percent Monthly
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employment rate by Country
Country Last
Mexico 96.61 Jun/18
Switzerland 79.40 Mar/18
Netherlands 76.20 Mar/18
United Kingdom 75.70 Apr/18
Germany 75.40 Mar/18
France 65.70 Mar/18
Spain 63.53 Jun/18
Australia 62.10 Jul/18
Canada 61.60 Jul/18
South Korea 61.40 Jun/18
United States 60.50 Jul/18
Japan 60.20 Jun/18
Russia 59.80 Jun/18
Italy 58.70 Jun/18
Brazil 53.70 Jun/18
Turkey 47.40 May/18


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