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Latest on the labour market October 2011 - Animated video podcast (YouTube)

Released: 12 October 2011 Download PDF

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The short video podcast using audio commentary and graphical animations shows:

  • The latest estimates of people unemployed, employed, inactive and claiming Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA).

  • It then shows how the quarterly change in employment is broken down by those who are full-time and part-time.

  • Next, it looks at how unemployment has changed in the UK since 1992 before comparing unemployment across Europe from 2001.

  • Finally, it looks at vacancies and the number of people unemployed per vacancy.

Source: Office for National Statistics

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    These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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