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 08/2015

Unemployment rate5.3%downUnemployment levels1,749,000down
Employment rate73.7%upEmployment levels31,211,000up
GDP gap5.8%sameEmployment rate gap0.7%up
Part-time workers8,416,000upInvoluntary part-time workers1,257,000down
Temporary workers1,661,000upInvoluntary temporary workers565,000down
Self-employed4,551,000up"Want work" rate11.4%down
Economically inactive people8,968,000downEconomic inactivity rate22%down
Youth unemployment level653,000downLong-term unemployment level514,000down
Vacancy ratio2.4sameAverage weekly earnings£494down
RPI inflation259.9upCPI inflation128.4up