Household and Labour Market Division
Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455400
Categories: Labour Market, People in Work, People not in Work, Employment, Employment Type, Job Statistics, Workforce Jobs, Jobs, Vacancies, Vacancies by Industry, Vacancies by Size of Enterprise, Earnings, Weekly Earnings, Bonus Earnings, Basic Pay, Hours of Work, Average Hours, Total Hours, Usual Hours, Weekly Hours, Labour Disputes, Days Lost Due to Industrial Action, Productivity, Claimant Count, Economic Inactivity, Redundancies, Unemployment, Claimant Count Flows, Claimant Count Rates, Claimant Count by Age, Claimant Count by Duration of Claim, Claimant Count by Sex, Jobseeker's Allowance, Economic Inactivity by Age, Economic Inactivity by Reason, Economic Inactivity by Sex, Redundancies by Industry, Redundancies by Rate and Level, Long Term Unemployment, Unemployment Rates, Unemployment by Age, Unemployment by Duration, Unemployment by Sex
Frequency of release: Monthly
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: UK and GB
Survey name(s): Labour Force Survey, Labour Disputes Statistics, Vacancy Survey, Quarterly Public Sector Employment Survey, Short Term Employment Survey (GAPS), Monthly Wages and Salaries Survey, Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES)
The employment rate was 70.4 per cent and there were 29.10 million employed people. The unemployment rate was 8.1 per cent and there were 2.57 million unemployed people. The inactivity rate was 23.3 per cent. There were 9.35 million inactive people aged from 16 to 64.
Total pay (including bonuses) rose by 2.8 per cent on a year earlier. Regular pay (excluding bonuses) rose by 1.8 per cent on a year earlier.
The Labour Market Statistical Bulletin contains the latest estimates of labour market statistics (including employment, unemployment and economic inactivity) for the United Kingdom. It is accompanied by articles, data tables and a video podcast .
There is a separate release for Regional Labour Market Statistics .
These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.