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Labour Market Update For London - January 2020
Joanne Ray
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Labour Market Update For London - January 2020

        LMI Facts and Figures - January 2020

  • The UK unemployment rate was estimated at 3.8%. (January 2020). 

  • There were 800,000 young people (aged 16 to 24 years) in the UK who were not in education, employment, or training (NEET) in July to September 2019.

  • The percentage of all young people in the UK who were NEET in July to September was 11.6%.

  • There were an estimated 805,000 vacancies in the UK for October to December 2019. 

  • The estimated emaployment rate for a woman was a record high of 72.3%.

  • One in eight people without a degree are working in graduate jobs. Sales, HR, and retail are common with non graduates. 

  • There was an estimated 5.43 million people employed in the public sector for September 2019, which was 27,000, more than for June 2019. 

  • The highest average estimated weekly hours worked for the 12 months ending September 2019 in London was 34.