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Unemployment rate

UK: Aged 16 and over

4.8 %

2016 JUL-SEP

Release date:
16 November 2016

Next release:
14 December 2016
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UK labour market: Nov 2016

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  • Between April to June 2016 and July to September 2016, the number of people in work increased and the number of unemployed people decreased. The number of people not working and not seeking or available to work (economically inactive) increased.
  • There were 31.80 million people in work, 49,000 more than for April to June 2016 and 461,000 more than for a year earlier.
  • There were 23.24 million people working full-time, 350,000 more than for a year earlier. There were 8.56 million people working part-time, 110,000 more than for a year earlier.
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