Employment Rate in the United Kingdom increased to 76.10 percent in December from 75.80 percent in November of 2018. Employment Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 71.24 percent from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 76.10 percent in December of 2018 and a record low of 65.60 percent in March of 1983.

Employment Rate in the United Kingdom is expected to be 75.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in the United Kingdom to stand at 76.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Employment Rate is projected to trend around 75.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32714.00 32597.00 32714.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1039.20 1012.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8562.00 8514.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 24035.00 24021.00 24035.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 76.10 75.80 76.10 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 27.00 15.70 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 79.30 79.10 79.30 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.00 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.50 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.40 101.90 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 104.80 103.90 104.80 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 854.00 863.00 863.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 530.00 529.00 530.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 3.40 3.50 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 607.00 605.00 607.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 8.21 7.83 8.21 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.00 65.50 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.00 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1300.00 1230.00 1300.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 895.00 850.00 900.00 785.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1320.00 1180.00 1320.00 1180.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2330.00 2110.00 2460.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.00 32.00 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 222.00 167.00 311.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Employment Rate

In United Kingdom, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - United Kingdom Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
76.10 75.80 76.10 65.60 1971 - 2018 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.43 Jan/19
Switzerland 80.50 Sep/18
Netherlands 77.70 Sep/18
Germany 76.30 Sep/18
United Kingdom 76.10 Dec/18
France 66.10 Dec/18
Spain 64.00 Dec/18
Australia 62.40 Jan/19
Canada 62.00 Feb/19
United States 60.70 Feb/19
South Korea 60.10 Dec/18
Japan 59.70 Jan/19
Russia 58.80 Jan/19
Italy 58.70 Jan/19
Brazil 54.20 Jan/19
Turkey 46.40 Dec/18
South Africa 43.34 Dec/18
Argentina 42.50 Sep/18


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