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Inflation

2.1%

April 2019

Employment

32.7M

up 1.1% on last year

Unemployment

1.3M

down 8.4% on last year

Avg. Earnings

2.3%

Change in last 12m

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Latest pay and labour market statistics May 2019:

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) 12-month rate was 2.1% in April 2019, up from 1.9% in March 2019.
  • The UK employment rate was estimated at 76.1%, higher than for a year earlier (75.6%) and the joint highest figure on record.
  • The UK unemployment rate was estimated at 3.8%; it has not been lower since October to December 1974.
  • The UK economic inactivity rate was estimated at 20.8%, lower than for a year earlier (21.1%) and close to a record low.
  • Total average earnings increased by 2.3% including bonuses and by 2.9% excluding bonuses in the 12 months up to March 2019.

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