Labour market information

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United Kingdom - National Level

Short overview of the labour market


The UK population is 65.6 m with around 41.4m aged between 16 and 64. 

The UK employment rate is 75.3%. The number of people in employment is 32.34 million. 

83.4% of employment is in the private sector, with 16.6% in the public sector.

The unemployment rate is 4.2%

Text last edited on: 09/2018

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