The number of people aged 16 to 24 in full time education has more than doubled over the last 30 years
05-Mar-2014The youth population was 1 million lower in 2013 than in 1984
GDP and the Labour Market - Q4 2013 February GDP Update
26-Feb-2014Comparison of developments in GDP and the labour market in the latest quarter.
131 million days were lost due to sickness absences in the UK in 2013
25-Feb-20144.4 days were lost on average for each worker
Annual growth of 1.1% in average weekly earnings including bonuses
19-Feb-2014The latest average weekly earnings figures.
Employment up 193,000 compared with the previous quarter
19-Feb-2014Comparing October-December 2013 with the previous three months, there was a large rise in the number of employed people, and a large fall in the number of people who were unemployed. The number of people not in the labour force was little changed.
GDP and the Labour Market - Q4 2013 February Labour Market Update
19-Feb-2014Comparison of developments in GDP and the labour market in the latest quarter.
English language proficiency in the labour market infographic
Find out more about how English language proficiency affects opportunities in the labour market