Average Weekly Hours in the United Kingdom increased to 27.30 Hours in July from 26.30 Hours in June of 2020. source: Office for National Statistics

Average Weekly Hours in the United Kingdom averaged 32.27 Hours from 1992 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 33.50 Hours in November of 1994 and a record low of 25.80 Hours in May of 2020. This page provides - United Kingdom Average Weekly Hours- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Average Weekly Hours - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Average Weekly Hours in the United Kingdom is expected to be 28.00 Hours by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Average Weekly Hours in the United Kingdom to stand at 29.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Average Weekly Hours is projected to trend around 31.00 Hours in 2021 and 32.00 Hours in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Average Weekly Hours

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
27.30 26.30 33.50 25.80 1992 - 2020 Hours Monthly
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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.50 4.10 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32591.00 32979.00 33144.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2731.70 2703.70 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8200.00 8324.00 8704.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24390.00 24656.00 24656.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.60 75.80 76.60 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 28.00 39.50 858.10 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.20 79.20 79.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.90 0.80 4.30 0.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.60 12.90 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 131.40 108.10 131.40 19.60 points [+]
Productivity 98.10 100.60 101.90 42.40 points [+]
Job Vacancies 488.00 434.00 855.00 341.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 550.00 539.00 550.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 616.00 606.00 622.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 0.00 -1.00 6.70 -2.70 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 8.72 8.21 8.72 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.65 66.27 66.65 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 65.50 66.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 65.50 66.00 65.00 [+]
Average Weekly Hours 27.30 26.30 33.50 25.80 Hours [+]
Employment Change -153.00 -12.00 311.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Average Weekly Hours
In the UK, average weekly hours refer to the total weekly hours worked divided by the employees paid for those hours, including full time and part time employees.