measures the number of jobs in the UK
sample size of 83,400 (short term employer surveys (STES) 32,800 businesses, the quarterly public sector employment survey (QPSES) 1,500 contributors and the labour force survey (LFS) 50,000 households)
estimates are seasonally adjusted
time series data are available from 1959
Workforce jobs is a quarterly measure of jobs in the UK, and is the preferred measure of short term employment change by industry. A variety of outputs are produced, including industry, region, gender and full or part time status.
The number of jobs measured are the sum of employee jobs, self-employment jobs, government supported trainees and Her Majesty’s Forces.
Workforce jobs estimates are published in the Labour Market statistical bulletin.