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Inflation

1.9%

March 2019

Employment

32.7M

up 1.4% on last year

Unemployment

1.34m

down 5.4% on last year

Avg. Earnings

3.4%

Change since last 12m

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Latest pay and labour market statistics April 2019:

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) 12-month rate was 1.9% in March 2019, unchanged from February 2019.
  • The UK employment rate was estimated at 76.1%, higher than for a year earlier (75.4%) and the joint highest figure on record.
  • The UK unemployment rate was estimated at 3.9%; it has not been lower since November 1974 to January 1975.
  • The UK economic inactivity rate was estimated at 20.7%, lower than for a year earlier (21.2%) and the joint lowest figure on record.
  • Excluding bonuses, average weekly earnings for employees in Great Britain were estimated to have increased by 3.4%, before adjusting for inflation, and by 1.5%, after adjusting for inflation, compared with a year earlier.
  • Including bonuses, average weekly earnings for employees in Great Britain were estimated to have increased by 3.5%, before adjusting for inflation, and by 1.6%, after adjusting for inflation, compared with a year earlier.

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