Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom decreased to 78.80 percent in September from 78.90 percent in August of 2021. source: Office for National Statistics

Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 76.76 percent from 1971 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 79.80 percent in January of 2020 and a record low of 74.10 percent in March of 1983. This page provides - United Kingdom Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2022.

Labor Force Participation Rate in the United Kingdom is expected to be 79.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate is projected to trend around 79.20 percent in 2022 and 79.60 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate

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Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.30 percent Oct/21
Unemployed Persons 1969.80 2063.10 Thousand Nov/21
Employed Persons 32506.00 32523.00 Thousand Sep/21
Part Time Employment 8071.00 8024.00 Thousand Sep/21
Full Time Employment 24435.00 24500.00 Thousand Sep/21
Claimant Count Change -49.80 -14.90 Thousand Nov/21
Employment Rate 75.50 75.40 percent Sep/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 78.90 percent Sep/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.30 11.70 percent Sep/21
Productivity 101.10 102.50 points Sep/21
Labour Costs 107.30 110.10 points Jun/21
Job Vacancies 1219.00 1172.00 Thousand Oct/21
Wages 586.00 584.00 GBP/Week Oct/21
Wages in Manufacturing 640.00 638.00 GBP/Week Oct/21
Wage Growth 4.90 5.90 percent Oct/21
Population 67.20 66.80 Million Dec/20
Non Farm Payrolls 29432.00 29175.00 Thousand Nov/21
Employment Change 149.00 247.00 Thousand Sep/21
Average Weekly Hours 31.50 31.60 Hours Sep/21
United Kingdom Economic Activity Rate
The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population.