This table provides information that classifies usual residents aged 16 to 74 by economic activity, for United Kingdom as at census day, 27 March 2011. It also provides additional information about the unemployed population (including full-time students), with estimates of the number of long-term unemployed, those who have never worked, and the classification of unemployed by key age groups.

The category 'Carried out voluntary work: Aged 16-74 years' only applicable in Northern Ireland is not included in this table.

Statistical Disclosure Control
In order to protect against disclosure of personal information from the 2011 Census, there has been swapping of records in the Census database between different geographic areas, and so some counts will be affected. In the main, the greatest effects will be at the lowest geographies, since the record swapping is targeted towards those households with unusual characteristics in small areas.

More details on the ONS Census disclosure control strategy may be found on the Statistical Disclosure Control page on the ONS web site.
Table ID
KS603UK
Source
Census 2011
Units
Keywords
Economic activity, Economically active, Economically inactive, Employed (in employment), Employee, Full-time working, Long-term unemployed, Main job, Part-time working, Self-employed, Students, Schoolchildren, Unemployed, Usual Resident
Coverage
United Kingdom
Area types
Output area and above
Latest data
2011
Last updated
2014-06-13 09:30
Variables
Economic Activity
Contact
Census
Email
census.customerservices@ons.gov.uk
Phone
01329 444 972
Website
http://www.ons.gov.uk/census
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