The number of payrolled employees in the United Kingdom decreased 136 thousand, or 0.5% to 29.8 million in April 2023, following an upwardly revised 42 thousand advance in the previous month. It also marked the first decline in total payrolled employees since February 2021. Year-on-year, payrolled employment increased 297 thousand, driven by the rise in the health and social work sector (+154 thousand). Across regions, annual growth in payrolled employees rose the most in Luton (3.5%) and was the lowest in Westminster (1.2%). Meanwhile, median monthly pay went up 7.4% to £2,233, with the highest gain reported from the service activities sector (9.9%) and smallest in the food service activities sector (5.2%). source: Office for National Statistics

Non Farm Payrolls in the United Kingdom averaged 29.30 Thousand from 2014 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 211.76 Thousand in May of 2021 and a record low of -415.07 Thousand in April of 2020. This page provides - United Kingdom Payrolled Employees- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom HMRC Payrolls Change - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2023.

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United Kingdom HMRC Payrolls Change

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.80 percent Mar 2023
Unemployed Persons 1572.40 1525.70 Thousand Apr 2023
Employed Persons 32995.00 32950.00 Thousand Feb 2023
Part Time Employment 8458.00 8378.00 Thousand Feb 2023
Full Time Employment 24537.00 24572.00 Thousand Feb 2023
Claimant Count Change 46.70 26.50 Thousand Apr 2023
Employment Rate 75.90 75.80 percent Feb 2023
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.00 78.90 percent Feb 2023
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.30 10.80 percent Feb 2023
Productivity 102.10 101.60 points Dec 2022
Labour Costs 111.50 110.60 points Jun 2022
Job Vacancies 1083.00 1105.00 Thousand Mar 2023
Wages 642.00 638.00 GBP/Week Mar 2023
Wages in Manufacturing 708.00 693.00 GBP/Week Mar 2023
Wage Growth 5.80 5.80 percent Mar 2023
Population 67.53 67.08 Million Dec 2021
Non Farm Payrolls -135.95 41.68 Thousand Apr 2023
Employment Change 182.00 169.00 Thousand Feb 2023
Average Weekly Hours 31.90 31.90 Hours Feb 2023

United Kingdom HMRC Payrolls Change
In the UK, the number of payrolled employees is defined as the number of people receiving paid remuneration included in PAYE RTI within the reference period, including people who have not done work but are an employee - such as those on paid leave.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-135.95 41.68 211.76 -415.07 2014 - 2023 Thousand Monthly