United Kingdom Labour Force Participation Rate

1971 - 2020 | Monthly | % | Office for National Statistics

United Kingdom Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 63.6 % in Aug 2020, compared with 63.6 % in the previous month. United Kingdom Labour Force Participation Rate is updated monthly, available from Feb 1971 to Aug 2020, with an average rate of 63.1 % . The data reached the an all-time high of 64.5 % in Sep 1990 and a record low of 61.4 % in May 1983. United Kingdom Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by Office for National Statistics.

In the latest reports, United Kingdom Population reached 67.9 million people in Dec 2020. Unemployment Rate of United Kingdom increased to 4.8 % in Aug 2020. The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 2,866.3 USD in Sep 2020.

View United Kingdom's Labour Force Participation Rate from Feb 1971 to Aug 2020 in the chart:

United Kingdom Labour Force Participation Rate

What was United Kingdom's Labour Force Participation Rate in Aug 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
63.6 Aug 2020 63.6 Jul 2020 61.4 May 1983 64.5 Sep 1990 % monthly Feb 1971 - Aug 2020

Labour Force Participation Rate by Country Comparison

Buy Selected Data

Includes Labour Force Participation Rate on 116 economies standardised by CEIC. Instant access to full history data in excel.
country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 60.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Algeria (%) 41.7 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Argentina (%) 61.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Armenia (%) 57.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2020
Australia (%) 65.5 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2020
Austria (%) 78.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 66.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Bahrain (%) 73.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) 59.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Belarus (%) 87.0 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019

Accurate Macro & Micro Economic Data You Can Trust

Explore the most complete set of 6.6 million time series covering more than 200 economies, 20 industries and 18 macroeconomic sectors.

Learn more about what we do

United Kingdom Key Series

Buy Selected Data

Includes 362 key indicators for United Kingdom, curated by CEIC analysts. Instant access to full history data in excel.
Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -22.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1987 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -82,939.589 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1957 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 176,931.744 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1957 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 26.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1955 - Sep 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 2,766,255.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 96.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (GBP bn) 1,095.213 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (GBP bn) 3,002.948 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (GBP bn) 981.050 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
GG: Net Lending/Borrowing: % of GDP (%) -1.500 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1987 - Dec 2018
General Government Debt (GBP mn) 2,140,899.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Sep 2020
Local Government Debt (GBP mn) 113,853.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1966 - Sep 2020

Check out our pricing options.

Explore the most complete set of 6.6 million time series covering more than 200 economies, 20 industries and 18 macroeconomic sectors.

View pricing options

CEIC Flex

from $39

Entry level access to the CEIC platform for individual users. Download limits apply. Payable monthly by credit card.

View this option

CEIC Unlimited

Request a Demo

Full and unlimited access to CEIC data for multiple users. Suitable for enterprise usage. Available via annual subscription to one or more of CEIC’s global and premium databases.

Request a demo

CEIC Express

Instant download of the data related to the indicator on this page including full history in Excel format. Purchase by credit card. View a sample

Please select data to purchase
Unlimited access tailored to your data needs
Flexible monthly access to CEIC data