This paper aims to provide an overview of how the global outbreak of COVID-19 and the wider containment efforts is expected to impact upon the UK Labour Market; providing some of the practical challenges that ONS are likely to face.

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  • Coronavirus and the effects on UK labour market statistics

    How the global outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the wider containment efforts is expected to impact upon the UK labour market, providing some of the practical challenges that the Office for National Statistics is likely to face.

Changes to this release date

  • Previous date:
    6 May 2020
    Reason for change:
    As the demand increases for statistics and data to measure the impact of the COVID19 pandemic, we have had to change data gathering and release practices, focusing efforts on priority analysis and statistics. As such we have re-scheduled this release. Please see our statement on how we are responding to the coronavirus illness.
  • Previous date:
    6 May 2020
    Reason for change:
    As the demand increases for statistics and data to measure the impact of the COVID19 pandemic, we have had to change data gathering and release practices, focusing efforts on priority analysis and statistics. As such we have re-scheduled this release. Please see our statement on how we are responding to the coronavirus illness.