Labour Market Statistics April 2019

These figures are for Employment, Unemployment and Economic Inactivity among older working age people (50+) and over 65s.

The data is from the Office of National Statistics Labour Market report for September 2018 - February 2019, which you can read in full here: ONS Employment and employee types.

Figures in thousands and seasonally adjusted

  Aged 50-64           Aged 65+          
  Employment   Unemployment   Inactivity   Employment   Unemployment   Inactivity  
  Level Rate Level Rate Level Rate Level Rate Level Rate Level Rate
  All                      
September-November 2018 9,069 71.9 269 2.9 3,276 26.0 1,270 10.7 15 1.1 10,553 89.1
December-February 2019 9,159 72.4 269 2.9 3,231 25.5 1,282 10.8 20 1.5 10,584 89.0
Change on quarter 90 0.5 0 0.0 -45 -0.4 12 0.1 5 0.4 31 -0.1
Change % 1.0   0.0   -1.4   0.9   36.6   0.3  
Change on year 238 0.9 -5 -0.1 -50 -0.8 82 0.5 0 -0.1 111 -0.5
Change % 2.7   -2.0   -1.5   6.9   0.9   1.1  
  Men                      
September-November 2018 4,731 76.4 146 3.0 1,313 21.2 788 14.4 9 1.2 4,666 85.4
December-February 2019 4,770 76.8 149 3.0 1,292 20.8 779 14.2 12 1.5 4,698 85.6
Change on quarter 39 0.4 3 0.0 -21 -0.4 -9 -0.2 3 0.3 32 0.2
Change % 0.8   2.0   -1.6   -1.1   28.9   0.7  
Change on year 115 0.8 -7 -0.2 -22 -0.6 40 0.5 -4 -0.6 66 -0.4
Change % 2.5   -4.4   -1.6   5.4   -23.6   1.4  
  Women                      
September-November 2018 4,339 67.5 123 2.8 1,963 30.6 482 7.6 5 1.1 5,887 92.3
December-February 2019 4,390 68.1 120 2.7 1,939 30.1 503 7.9 8 1.6 5,886 92.0
Change on quarter 51 0.5 -3 -0.1 -24 -0.5 21 0.3 3 0.5 0 -0.3
Change % 1.2   -2.4   -1.2   4.3   49.8   0.0  
Change on year 123 0.9 1 0.0 -28 -0.9 42 0.6 * * 45 -0.6
Change % 2.9   1.2   -1.4   9.2   *   0.8  

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