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    Estimates on the economic activity status of households are for only those households that includes at least one person aged 16 to 64.

    Household: a single person, or a group of people living at the same address who have the address as their only or main residence and either share one main meal a day or share living accommodation (or both).

    Working household: all individuals aged 16 and over are in employment.

    Mixed household: at least one person aged 16 and over is in employment and at least one other is either unemployed or inactive.

    Workless household: no individuals aged 16 and over are in employment.

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    With dependent children: A household that contains at least one dependent child - A dependent child in one aged 16 years or under; or aged 16 to 18 years and in full-time education.

    Without dependent children: A household that contains no dependent children - A dependent child in one aged 16 years or under; or aged 16 to 18 years and in full-time education.

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    All household types: one person, lone parent, couple or other household

    Lone parent household: This refers to households that contain at least one dependent child under the age of 19 years. There may be other non-dependent children present, that is, those aged 18 years or over.

    Other household: includes households with multiple family units.

    One person household: household that contains only one person

  • Information

    Estimates on households and children are for only those households that include at least one person aged 16 to 64.

    Household: a single person, or a group of people living at the same address who have the address as their only or main residence and either share one main meal a day or share living accommodation (or both).

    Children: refer to all children under 16.

    Dependent children: are children aged under 16 and those aged 16 to 18 who have never married and are in full-time education.

  • Interviewees were asked, even though they were not looking for work at the time, would they like to have a regular paid job, either full- or part-time.
  • Annual Population SurveyReinstatement of disability estimates
  • Annual Population SurveyEstimates for period ending December 2017 released
  • Annual Population SurveyEstimates for period ending September 2017 released
  • Regional Annual Population Survey (APS)New Country of Birth and Nationality datasets released
  • Annual Population SurveyData for period ending June 2017 released
  • Countries listed separately are those with the largest contribution to the UK labour market in 2016.
  • Annual Population Survey - households by combined economic activity status2016 data released
  • SOC2010 refers to the Standard Occupation Classification 2010 see this link
  • Occupation

    SOC2010 refers to the Standard Occupation Classification 2010 - (2010 SOC guide).

  • Qualification

    Qualification levels are based on equivalent National Qualification Framework (NQF) levels. Apprenticeships may refer to NQF levels 2, 3 or 4 depending on whether they are intermediate, advanced or higher apprenticeships. Those classified as having other qualifications may hold qualifications for which the equivalent NQF level is uncertain.

  • Industry

    Industries are classified in line with the UK Standard Industrial Classification 2007 SIC2007 guide

  • RateRates are based on % of people in each industry by ethnicity
  • Annual Population SurveyData for the period ending March 2017 released - data reweighted
  • Labour Force SurveyNew national and regional headline indicators dataset

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