Average Weekly Hours in the United Kingdom decreased to 29.60 Hours in January from 29.90 Hours in December of 2020. source: Office for National Statistics

Average Weekly Hours in the United Kingdom averaged 32.23 Hours from 1992 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 33.50 Hours in November of 1994 and a record low of 25.80 Hours in May of 2020. This page provides - United Kingdom Average Weekly Hours- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Average Weekly Hours - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on April of 2021.

Average Weekly Hours in the United Kingdom is expected to be 30.00 Hours by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Average Weekly Hours in the United Kingdom to stand at 31.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Average Weekly Hours is projected to trend around 32.00 Hours in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Average Weekly Hours

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
29.60 29.90 33.50 25.80 1992 - 2021 Hours Monthly
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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.90 5.00 11.90 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32430.00 32374.00 33073.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2673.70 2663.50 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 7853.00 7903.00 8704.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24578.00 24472.00 24656.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.10 75.00 76.60 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 10.10 86.60 858.10 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.10 79.00 79.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.00 0.90 4.30 0.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.50 14.60 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 112.00 109.50 115.00 19.60 points [+]
Productivity 100.00 104.50 104.50 42.60 points [+]
Job Vacancies 607.00 599.00 864.00 341.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 568.00 569.00 569.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 632.00 631.00 636.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 4.50 4.80 6.70 -2.70 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 8.72 8.21 8.72 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 67.03 66.65 67.03 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 65.50 66.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 65.50 66.00 65.00 [+]
Average Weekly Hours 29.60 29.90 33.50 25.80 Hours [+]
Employment Change -73.00 -147.00 311.00 -334.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Average Weekly Hours
In the UK, average weekly hours refer to the total weekly hours worked divided by the employees paid for those hours, including full time and part time employees.