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September 2022



up 0.8% on last year



down 21.4% on last year



up 20.4% on last year

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Latest pay and labour market statistics October 2022:

  • The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers’ housing costs (CPIH) rose by 8.8% in the 12 months to September 2022, up from 8.6% in August.
  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 10.1% in the 12 months to September 2022, up from 9.9% in August.
  • The UK employment rate for June to August 2022 was 75.5%, 0.3 percentage points lower than the previous quarter (March to May 2022).
  • The unemployment rate for June to August 2022 decreased by 0.3 percentage points on the quarter to 3.5%.
  • In July to September 2022, the estimated number of vacancies fell by 46,000 on the quarter to 1,246,000.
  • Growth in average total pay (including bonuses) was 6.0% and growth in regular pay (excluding bonuses) was 5.4% among employees in June to August 2022.

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