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 December 2016 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 15 March 2017.

  • Recruitment

    Updated to include data for January 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 March 2017.

  • 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 15 March 2017.

Pay and hours