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 05/2014

Unemployment rate6.4%downUnemployment levels2,077,000down
Employment rate73%downEmployment levels30,597,000down
GDP gap0.2%sameEmployment rate gap0%down
Part-time workers8,194,000downInvoluntary part-time workers1,334,000down
Temporary workers1,642,000downInvoluntary temporary workers599,000same
Self-employed4,590,000up"Want work" rate12.4%down
Economically inactive people8,863,000upEconomic inactivity rate21.9%up
Youth unemployment level767,000downLong-term unemployment level738,000down
Vacancy ratio3.2downAverage weekly earnings£477down
RPI inflation256downCPI inflation127.8down