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 11/2014

Unemployment rate5.7%downUnemployment levels1,862,000down
Employment rate73.2%upEmployment levels30,896,000up
GDP gap3.4%sameEmployment rate gap0.2%up
Part-time workers8,299,000upInvoluntary part-time workers1,312,000down
Temporary workers1,704,000upInvoluntary temporary workers581,000up
Self-employed4,501,000down"Want work" rate11.8%down
Economically inactive people9,052,000downEconomic inactivity rate22.3%down
Youth unemployment level740,000downLong-term unemployment level638,000down
Vacancy ratio2.6downAverage weekly earnings£489up
RPI inflation255.4downCPI inflation127.1down
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