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April older workers’ labour market participation statistics

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Period Mostly Covering Oct-Dec (Q4) 2017

 

Men & Women 50-64

Category All Men Women
In Paid Employment (Millions)

 

Change on previous 3 months (000s)

Change on previous year (000s)

8.85

 

+42

+200

4.61

 

+17

+56

4.24

 

+25

+144

 

Employment Rate

 

Change on previous 3 months

Change on previous year

71.3%

 

+0.1%

+0.5%

75.8%

 

no change

-0.2%

67.0%

 

+0.1%

+1.2%

 

Economically Inactive (Millions)

 

Change on previous 3 months (000s)

Change on previous year (000s)

3.28

 

-4

+17

1.31

 

-2

+21

1.97

 

-2

-34

Inactivity Rate (%)

 

Change on previous 3 months

Change on previous year

26.4%

 

-0.1%

-0.3%

21.6%

 

-0.1%

+0.5%

31.1%

 

-0.1%

-1.1%

 

Unemployment: 50 and over (000s)

 

Change on previous 3 months (000s)

Change on previous year (000s)

302

 

+7

-15

178

 

-9

-5

124

 

-2

-10

 

50+ Unemployment Rate (%)

 

Change on previous 3 months

Change on previous year

2.9%

 

+.1%

-0.2%

3.2%

 

+0.1%

-0.1%

2.6%

 

-0.1%

-0.3%

50+ Unemployed 12+ Months (000s)

 

 

Change on previous 3 months (000s)

Change on previous year (000s)

118

(39.1%)

 

-4

-1

73

(41.0%)

 

no change

-7

45

(36.4%)

 

-3

+6

Claimant Count**: 50+ (000s)

January 2018

 

Change on previous month (000s)

Change on previous year (000s)

 

214.6

 

 

-1.7

+23.5

131.0

 

 

-1.9

+11.3

83.6

 

 

+2.0

+12.2

50+ Claiming** 12+ months (000s)

January 2018

 

Change on previous month (000s)

Change on previous year (000s)

 

Information currently unavailable from ONS

 

Information currently unavailable from ONS

 

Information currently unavailable from ONS

* Highest proportion of those unemployed or claiming for 12+ months in any age group.

 

** Combined Jobseekers Allowance & Unemployed Universal Credit computerised claim experimental provisional numbers.

 

Men & Women 65+

 

Category All Men Women
In Employment (000s)

 

Change on previous 3 months (000s)

Change on previous year (000s)

 

1,183

 

+1

-17

730

 

+5

+9

 

454

 

-3

-26

Employment Rate

 

Change on previous 3 months

Change on previous year

 

10.1%

 

no change

-0.3%

13.5%

 

no change

-0.1%

7.2%

 

-0.1%

-0.5%

Economically Inactive (Millions)

 

Change on previous 3 months (000s)

Change on previous year (000s)

 

10.50

 

+51

+213

 

4.65

 

+20

+91

5.85

 

+31

+123

Inactivity Rate

 

Change on previous 3 months

Change on previous year

 

89.7%

 

no change

+0.3%

86.2%

 

-0.1%

no change

92.7%

 

+0.1%

+0.6%

Unemployment (000s) Included in 50-64 table
Unemployment Rate Included in 50-64 table
Unemployed 12+ Months (000s) Included in 50-64 table
Claimants Count (000s)

January 2018

Included in 50-64 table
Claiming 12+ months (000s)

January 2018

 

 

Information currently unavailable from ONS

 

Information currently unavailable from ONS

 

Information currently unavailable from ONS

Older Workers employment stats overview FEB 2018/KiF