UK jobless rate for three months ended in November was 7.1%, down from 7.6% in previous three-month period, as number of unemployed people fell 167,000 to 2.32 million: Office for National Statistics

LONDON , January 22, 2014 (press release) –

  • The employment rate for those aged from 16 to 64 for September to November 2013 was 72.1%, up 0.5 percentage points from June to August 2013. There were 30.15 million people in employment aged 16 and over, up 280,000 from June to August 2013.
  • The unemployment rate for September to November 2013 was 7.1% of the economically active population, down 0.5 percentage points from June to August 2013. There were 2.32 million unemployed people, down 167,000 from June to August 2013.
  • The inactivity rate for those aged from 16 to 64 for September to November 2013 was 22.2%, down 0.1 percentage points from June to August 2013. There were 8.93 million economically inactive people aged from 16 to 64, down 22,000 from June to August 2013.
  • Between October to December 2012 and October to December 2013 total pay and regular pay rose by 0.9%.

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