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 01/2014

Unemployment rate6.9%downUnemployment levels2,243,000down
Employment rate72.6%upEmployment levels30,389,000up
GDP gap-1.4%sameEmployment rate gap-0.4%up
Part-time workers8,178,000upInvoluntary part-time workers1,421,000down
Temporary workers1,615,000upInvoluntary temporary workers586,000down
Self-employed4,502,000up"Want work" rate13%down
Economically inactive people8,846,000downEconomic inactivity rate21.9%down
Youth unemployment level881,000downLong-term unemployment level807,000down
Vacancy ratio3.8downAverage weekly earnings£479same
RPI inflation254.8upCPI inflation127.7up