The latest economic and labour market statistics.

This tool keeps you up to date with:

  • Economic trends, including inflation.
  • Labour market information, including unemployment rates.
  • Pay and hours figures, including average earnings.

Economic trends

Labour market

  • Labour disputes

    Updated to include official statistics from the ONS for September 2016 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 14 December 2016.

  • Unemployment

    Updated to include the latest official statistics from the ONS on headline unemployment and the claimant count, and labour market forecasts from HM Treasury and Manpower Group. The next ONS release date is 14 December 2016.

  • Recruitment

    Updated to include data for October 2016 on the availability and recruitment of permanent and temporary staff from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. The REC is due to publish new figures on 8 December 2016.

Pay and hours