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April 2022



up 1.2% on last year



down 24.0% on last year



up 94.9% on last year

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PAYstats is a monthly publication that gives you details of national pay and labour market statistics.

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Latest pay and labour market statistics May 2022:

  • The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers' housing costs (CPIH) rose by 7.8% in the 12 months to April 2022, up from 6.2% in March.
  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 9.0% in the 12 months to April 2022, up from 7.0% in March.
  • The UK employment rate increased by 0.1 percentage points on the quarter to 75.7%.
  • The unemployment rate for January to March 2022 decreased by 0.3 percentage points on the quarter to 3.7%.
  • The number of job vacancies in February to April 2022 rose to 1,295,000.
  • Growth in employees' average total pay (including bonuses) was 7.0% and growth in regular pay (excluding bonuses) was 4.2% in January to March 2022.

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