Employment – National: Key Economic Indicators

In February 2024, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reintroduced Labour Force Survey (LFS) data, which also includes a population reweighting. The ONS have said these estimates should be treated with additional caution.

33.17 million people were in employment in October to December 2023. Employment was up 72,000 from the previous quarter and up 107,000 from the year before.

The employment rate (the proportion of the population aged 16-64 in work) was 75.0%, down from 75.2% a year previously.

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