Quarterly PAYstats pay and labour market statistics October 2017

October's PAYstats is a quarterly edition containing a summary of what's happening in terms of inflation, employment, earnings and pay settlements, alongside the usual pay and labour statistics.

Latest pay and labour statistics:

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) 12-month rate was 3.0 per cent in September 2017, up from 2.9 per cent in August 2017; it was last higher in March 2012;
  • The employment rate (the proportion of people aged from 16 to 64 who were in work) was 75.1 per cent, up from 74.5 per cent for a year earlier; and
  • Total average earnings increased by 2.2 per cent including bonuses and increased by 2.2 per cent excluding bonuses in the 12 months up to May 2017.

As well as a useful reference guide covering all the current rates for:

  • Living Wage
  • Statutory, Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • Statutory Redundancy Pay
  • Working Time
PDF icon Quarterly PAYstats pay and labour market statistics October 2017