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Inflation

6.2%

February 2022

Employment

32.5M

up 1.2% on last year

Unemployment

1.34M

down 23.1% on last year

Vacancies

1.3M

up 114.1% on last year

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Latest pay and labour market statistics March 2022:

  • The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers’ housing costs (CPIH) rose by 5.5% in the 12 months to February 2022, up from 4.9% in the 12 months to January.
  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 6.2% in the 12 months to February 2022, up from 5.5% in January.
  • The UK employment rate increased by 0.1 percentage points on the quarter to 75.6%.
  • The unemployment rate decreased by 0.2 percentage points on the quarter to 3.9%.
  • The number of job vacancies in December 2021 to February 2022 rose to a new record of 1,318,000.
  • Growth in average total pay (including bonuses) was 4.8% and growth in regular pay (excluding bonuses) was 3.8% among employees in November 2021 to January 2022.

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