The number of job vacancies in the United Kingdom increased to an all-time high of 870,000 in November 2018 to January 2019, 16,000 more than in the August to October 2018 period and 46,000 more than a year earlier. Job Vacancies in the United Kingdom averaged 622.56 Thousand from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 870 Thousand in December of 2018 and a record low of 432 Thousand in May of 2009.

Job Vacancies in the United Kingdom is expected to be 851.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Job Vacancies in the United Kingdom to stand at 825.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Job Vacancies is projected to trend around 792.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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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 32.00 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 167.00 141.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Job Vacancies

In the United Kingdom, job vacancies are defined as positions for which employers are actively seeking to recruit outside their business or organisation. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Job Vacancies - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Job Vacancies - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
870.00 855.00 870.00 432.00 2001 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 242.90 Dec/18
Canada 551170.00 Sep/18
France 202.50 Dec/18
Germany 757.71 Jan/19
Japan 980.06 Dec/18
Netherlands 254.90 Dec/18
Singapore 63300.00 Sep/18
Spain 47.16 Jan/19
Switzerland 33488.00 Jan/19
United Kingdom 870.00 Dec/18
United States 6890.00 Dec/18


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