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Inflation

1.5%

November 2019

Employment

32.8M

up 1.0% on last year

Unemployment

1.28M

down 6.8% on last year

Avg. Earnings

3.2%

Change since last 12m

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Latest pay and labour market statistics December 2019:

  • The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers’ housing costs (CPIH) 12-month inflation rate was 1.5% in November 2019, unchanged from October 2019.
  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) 12-month rate was 1.5% in November 2019, unchanged from October 2019.
  • The UK employment rate was estimated at 76.2%, 0.4 percentage points higher than a year earlier but little changed on the previous quarter.
  • The UK unemployment rate was estimated at 3.8%, 0.3 percentage points lower than a year earlier but largely unchanged on the previous quarter.
  • Estimated annual growth in average weekly earnings for employees in Great Britain slowed to 2.4% for total pay (including bonuses) and 3.2% for regular pay (excluding bonuses).
  • In real terms (after adjusting for inflation), annual growth in total pay is estimated to be 1.5%, and annual growth in regular pay is estimated to be 1.8%.

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