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January 2023



up 0.8% on last year



down 7.5% on last year



down 10.6% on last year

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Latest pay and labour market statistics February 2023:

  • The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers' housing costs (CPIH) rose by 8.8% in the 12 months to January 2023, down from 9.2% in December 2022.
  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 10.1% in the 12 months to January 2023, down from 10.5% in December 2022.
  • The UK employment rate was estimated at 75.6% in October to December 2022, 0.2 percentage points higher than the previous three-month period.
  • The unemployment rate for October to December 2022 increased by 0.1 percentage points on the quarter, to 3.7%.
  • In November 2022 to January 2023, the estimated number of vacancies fell by 76,000 on the quarter to 1,134,000, the seventh consecutive quarterly fall since May to July 2022.
  • Growth in average total pay (including bonuses) was 5.9% and growth in regular pay (excluding bonuses) was 6.7% among employees in October to December 2022.

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