Employment rates from the Labour Force Survey (LFS), broken down by age and sex. Employment rates show the number of people in employment as a proportion of the population. Other figures include the number of people in employment (also from the LFS) and vacancies (from the Vacancies Survey).
Estimates from the Labour Force Survey show that, between September to November 2017 and December 2017 to February 2018, the number of people in work increased, the number of unemployed people decreased and the number of people aged from 16 to 64 years not working and not seeking or available to work (economically inactive) was little changed.
There were 32.26 million people in work, 55,000 more than for September to November 2017 and 427,000 more than for a year earlier.
The employment rate (the proportion of people aged from 16 to 64 years who were in work) was 75.4%, higher than for a year earlier (74.6%) and the highest since comparable records began in 1971.
Employment by Occupation. This spreadsheet is usually published once a year in August and provides a detailed snapshot of employment by occupation, broken down by sex. These estimates are sourced from the Labour Force Survey, a survey of households.
Labour market status (employment, unemployment and inactivity) of disabled people. This table is updated four times a year in February, May, August and November. These estimates are sourced from the Labour Force Survey, a survey of households.
There were 14 million graduates in the UK in July to September 2017, following a steady increase over the past decade. This overview looks at employment, skill level of jobs, industry, pay, unemployment and comparison of male and female graduates.
An analysis of people in income poverty and the effect that moving from unemployment to employment has on their poverty status. Main findings show that in 2013, 8% of people in employment were classified as being in “in-work poverty” with 70% of those leaving “in-work poverty” following an increase in their hourly pay. The factors behind moving out of poverty after gaining employment are also examined.