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 12/2013

Unemployment rate7.2%sameUnemployment levels2,326,000down
Employment rate72.3%upEmployment levels30,191,000up
GDP gap-1.4%sameEmployment rate gap-0.7%up
Part-time workers8,084,000upInvoluntary part-time workers1,439,000up
Temporary workers1,607,000downInvoluntary temporary workers595,000down
Self-employed4,464,000up"Want work" rate13.4%up
Economically inactive people8,896,000downEconomic inactivity rate22.1%same
Youth unemployment level912,000downLong-term unemployment level828,000down
Vacancy ratio4downAverage weekly earnings£479up
RPI inflation254.2upCPI inflation127.4up