The number of people in work in the UK fell by 73 thousand on quarter to 32.43 million in the three months to February 2021, less than forecasts of a 150 thousand drop. Year-on-year, employment declined by 643,000, the largest annual decrease since May to July 2009. The levels of employment had generally been increasing since early 2012, largely driven by an increase in the employment for women. However, there has been a decrease since December 2019 to February 2020, coinciding with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. source: Office for National Statistics
Employment Change in the United Kingdom averaged 39.28 Thousand from 1971 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 311 Thousand in March of 2014 and a record low of -334 Thousand in May of 2020. This page provides - United Kingdom Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Employment Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.
Employment Change in the United Kingdom is expected to be 36.00 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 75.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Employment Change is projected to trend around 30.00 Thousand in 2022 and 25.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.