United Kingdom Productivity  1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Labour productivity in the UK, as measured by output per hour, went up 0.5 percent on quarter in the three months to June 2018, rebounding from an upwardly revised 0.6 percent drop in the previous period and above initial estimates of a 0.4 percent increase. It reflects higher output growth (0.4 percent, the same as in the preliminary reading) compared with growth in jobs (0.1 percent), along with a slowdown in total hours worked (0.1 percent compared to -0.1 percent in the preliminary estimate). Year-on-year, labour productivity grew by 1.4 percent in the second quarter, below 1.5 percent in the preliminary estimate. It marks the seventh consecutive quarter that labour productivity has grown, but remains below the rate of growth experienced prior to the downturn, which averaged around 2 percent. Productivity in the United Kingdom averaged 75.31 Index Points from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 101.70 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2017 and a record low of 43.10 Index Points in the first quarter of 1971.

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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 32394.00 32397.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 942.90 924.30 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8499.00 8538.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23895.00 23859.00 23895.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.50 75.50 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 18.50 14.20 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 78.80 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.00 11.00 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.10 101.70 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.90 103.80 103.90 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 832.00 833.00 833.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 523.00 520.00 523.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.70 2.60 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 602.00 603.00 603.00 356.00 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 32.10 31.90 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change -5.00 3.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Productivity

In the United Kingdom, Productivity is the real value of output produced by a unit of labor during a certain time. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Productivity - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Productivity - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
101.60 101.10 101.70 43.10 1971 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2015=100




productivity by Country
Country Last
Australia 101.80 Jun/18
Brazil 100.64 Aug/18
Canada 109.99 Jun/18
Euro Area 105.20 Jun/18
France 118.60 Mar/18
Germany 100.90 Aug/18
Italy 104.90 Dec/17
Japan 102.00 Jul/18
Mexico 107.40 Aug/18
Netherlands 34.10 Jun/18
Russia 1.50 Dec/17
Singapore 107.90 Jun/18
South Korea 105.60 Mar/18
Spain 104.50 Jun/18
Switzerland 104.72 Jun/18
United Kingdom 101.60 Jun/18
United States 105.08 Jun/18


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