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 12/2014

Unemployment rate5.7%sameUnemployment levels1,856,000down
Employment rate73.3%upEmployment levels30,939,000up
GDP gapTBAEmployment rate gap0.3%up
Part-time workers8,299,000sameInvoluntary part-time workers1,322,000up
Temporary workers1,678,000downInvoluntary temporary workers573,000down
Self-employed4,526,000up"Want work" rate11.7%down
Economically inactive people9,026,000downEconomic inactivity rate22.2%down
Youth unemployment level743,000upLong-term unemployment level629,000down
Vacancy ratio2.6sameAverage weekly earnings£483down
RPI inflation256.7upCPI inflation127.4up