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 04/2014

Unemployment rate6.5%downUnemployment levels2,122,000down
Employment rate73.1%upEmployment levels30,643,000up
GDP gap0.2%upEmployment rate gap0.1%up
Part-time workers8,202,000upInvoluntary part-time workers1,360,000down
Temporary workers1,672,000downInvoluntary temporary workers599,000down
Self-employed4,580,000up"Want work" rate12.5%down
Economically inactive people8,779,000downEconomic inactivity rate21.7%down
Youth unemployment level818,000downLong-term unemployment level749,000down
Vacancy ratio3.3downAverage weekly earnings£478same
RPI inflation256.3upCPI inflation128.3up