Infographic: UK Employment Rate at 73 Percent

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The latest UK employment and unemployment statistics for September 2014.

Levels of employment in the United Kingdom have continued to rise and unemployment has correspondingly to fallen. These changes continue the general direction of movement since late 2011/early 2012.

The latest labour market data from the Office for National Statistics estimates levels of employment, unemployment and average earnings estimates for May to July 2014. Here is an overview of the key statistics.

UK Employment:

  • The employment rate for people aged 16 to 64 is 73% 
  • 30.61 million people are in work 
    • an increase of 74,000 from February to April 2014
    • an increase of 774,000 people from the previous year

UK Unemployment:

  • The employment rate for people aged 16 to 64 is 6.2% 
  • 2.02 million people are unemployed in UK
    • 80,000 fewer from February to April 2014
    • 468,000 less than this time last year

Our latest labour market infographic gives an overview of the new statistics. (view full size)

Labour Market September 2014

Read the full Labour Market Statisics report: ONS Website

Please note: components may not sum exactly to totals due to rounding

Compare with last month: August 2014 Employment Infographic

Our Previous Labour Market Infographics

August 2014 | July 2014 | June 2014May 2014April 2014
March 2014 | February 2014January 2014 | December 2013 | November 2013
October 2013September 2013 | July 2013 | June 2013 | May 2013
April 2013 | March 2013 | February 2013

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