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  • 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
  • Information

    The figures in this dataset come from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). As such they will be consistent with the headline labour market statistics published by the ONS each month.

    The LFS is the largest regular household survey in the UK. The survey covers people resident in private households, National Health Service (NHS) accommodation and student halls of residence. It does not cover any other communal establishments.

  • Percentages are the percentage of people in that category within the UK labour market born in the country or region
  • Countries listed separately are those with the largest contribution to the UK labour market in 2016.
  • Annual population SurveyJanuary to December 2016 data released
  • Information

    Count: the number of people in employment.

    Rate: the percentage of employed people within each occupation.

  • Headline measures for employment level, unemployment level and unemployment rate are based on people aged 16+.
    Headline measures for employment rate, economic inactivity level and economic inactivity rate are based on people aged 16-64.
  • InformationData relate to all interviews conducted over a three month ending on the date selected. For example, selecting Jan 2017 will give data which covers the period November 2016 to January 2017.
  • Rates

    Employment, economic activity and economic inactivity rates are the percentage of the age group population.

    Unemployment rates are the percentage of the age group economically active.

    Employment sub-type rates (e.g. employee or full-time) are a percentage of age group total employment.

  • † Age band used as the headline measure for level
    * Age band used as the headline measure for rate
    NB Unemployment rates use employment plus unemployment as a denominator, all other rates use population levels as a denominator.
  • Annual population survey (APS)Oct 15 to Sep 2016 survey period released
  • Annual Population SurveyNVQ3+ figures corrected

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