Infographic: UK Employment Up 167,000

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Employment and unemployment statistics for August 2014.

UK employment has increased by 167,000 in comparison with the previous quarter (January to March 2014).

Labour market estimates from the Office for National Statistics contain the latest employment, unemployment and average earnings estimates for April to June 2014.


  • UK labour market statistics show 73% of those aged 16 to 64 are now employed. 
  • 30.60 million people are in work 
    • Up 167,000 from January to March 2014
    • Up 820,000 people from the previous year


  • The unemployment rate fell to 6.4% 
  • From April to June there were 2.08 million unemployed people in UK, 
    • 121,000 fewer than January to March 2014
    • 437,000 less than this time last year

Our latest labour market infographic gives an overview of the new statistics. (view full size)

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Read the full Labour Market Statisics report: ONS Website

Please note: components may not sum exactly to totals due to rounding

Compare with last month: July 2014 Employment Infographic

Our Previous Labour Market Infographics

July 2014June 2014May 2014April 2014March 2014 | February 2014January 2014 
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