Employment rate (aged 16 to 64, seasonally adjusted)

UK: Aged 16-64

75.3 %

2017 SEP-NOV

Dyddiad y datganiad:
24 January 2018

Cyhoeddiad nesaf:
21 February 2018
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UK labour market: January 2018

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  • Estimates from the Labour Force Survey show that, between June to August 2017 and September to November 2017, the number of people in work increased, the number of unemployed people was little changed, and the number of people aged from 16 to 64 not working and not seeking or available to work (economically inactive) decreased.
  • There were 32.21 million people in work, 102,000 more than for June to August 2017 and 415,000 more than for a year earlier.
  • The employment rate (the proportion of people aged from 16 to 64 who were in work) was 75.3%, higher than for a year earlier (74.5%) and the joint highest since comparable records began in 1971
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