From the TUC
?Unemployment rate (%)
?Unemployment levels (000s)
?Employment rate (%)
?Employment levels (000s)
?GDP gap
(% fall since recession)
?Employment rate gap
(% fall since recession)
?Part-time workers (000s)
?Involuntary part-time workers (000s)
?Temporary workers (000s)
?Involuntary temporary workers (000s)
?Self-employed (000s)
?"Want work" rate (%)
?Economically inactive people (000s)
?Economic inactivity rate (%)
?Youth unemployment level (000s)
?Long-term unemployment level (000s)
?Vacancy ratio
(claimants per job)
?Average weekly earnings (£)
?RPI inflation (index)
?CPI inflation (index)

Unemployment rate

The proportion of economically active adults who are unemployed

Economic indicators for 04/2015

Unemployment rate5.6%upUnemployment levels1,853,000up
Employment rate73.3%downEmployment levels30,982,000down
GDP gap3.9%sameEmployment rate gap0.3%down
Part-time workers8,264,000downInvoluntary part-time workers1,275,000down
Temporary workers1,672,000downInvoluntary temporary workers552,000down
Self-employed4,468,000down"Want work" rate11.8%same
Economically inactive people9,019,000upEconomic inactivity rate22.2%same
Youth unemployment level729,000downLong-term unemployment level570,000down
Vacancy ratio2.5sameAverage weekly earnings£492down
RPI inflation258.9upCPI inflation128.2same