Some of the quarterly tables were delayed as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on ONS capacity and capability.

Details can be found in this statement.

This release contains the additional tables which couldn't be produced in time for the main labour market release on 19 May 2020.


The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be broadly interpreted to mean that the statistics:

  • meet identified user needs
  • are well explained and readily accessible
  • are produced according to sound methods
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest

Once statistics have been designated as National Statistics it is a statutory requirement that the Code of Practice shall continue to be observed.