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 09/2014

Unemployment rate6%sameUnemployment levels1,958,000down
Employment rate73%sameEmployment levels30,796,000up
GDP gap3.4%sameEmployment rate gap0%same
Part-time workers8,254,000downInvoluntary part-time workers1,319,000down
Temporary workers1,688,000downInvoluntary temporary workers575,000down
Self-employed4,535,000up"Want work" rate12.1%same
Economically inactive people9,056,000upEconomic inactivity rate22.3%up
Youth unemployment level754,000upLong-term unemployment level684,000down
Vacancy ratio2.8downAverage weekly earnings£483up
RPI inflation257.1downCPI inflation128.2down
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