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 October 2017 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 21 February 2018.

  • Recruitment

    Updated to include data for December 2017 on the availability and recruitment of permanent and temporary staff from IHS Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation. The next figures are due to be published on 8 February 2018.

  • Employment

    Updated to include the latest official statistics from the ONS on employment and unemployment, and labour market forecasts from HM Treasury and ManpowerGroup. The next ONS release date is 24 January 2018.

Pay and hours