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Inflation

5.1%

November 2021

Employment

32.5M

up 0.6% on last year

Unemployment

1.42M

down 17.2% on last year

Vacancies

1.22M

up 115.8% on last year

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Latest pay and labour market statistics December 2021:

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 5.1% in the 12 months to November 2021, up from 4.2% in October.
  • The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers’ housing costs (CPIH) rose by 4.6% in the 12 months to November 2021, up from 3.8% in the 12 months to October.
  • Latest Labour Force Survey estimates for August to October 2021 show the employment rate increased by 0.2 percentage points on the quarter, to 75.5%.
  • The number of job vacancies in September to November 2021 continued to rise to a new record of 1,219,000.
  • In the 12 months to October 2021, annual growth in average total pay (including bonuses) was 4.2% and regular pay (excluding bonuses) was 3.8%.

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