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 01/2015

Unemployment rate5.6%downUnemployment levels1,838,000down
Employment rate73.4%upEmployment levels31,049,000up
GDP gapTBAEmployment rate gap0.4%up
Part-time workers8,361,000upInvoluntary part-time workers1,348,000up
Temporary workers1,686,000upInvoluntary temporary workers591,000up
Self-employed4,523,000down"Want work" rate11.6%down
Economically inactive people8,990,000downEconomic inactivity rate22.1%down
Youth unemployment level742,000downLong-term unemployment level623,000down
Vacancy ratio2.5downAverage weekly earnings£485up
RPI inflation257.1upCPI inflation127.6up