Sep 2023 estimates released

The quarterly update of the workforce jobs datasets took place at 07:00 on 12 December 2023 with the release of new estimates for September 2023. Figures are available at region and country level only.

Due to data provision issues for 2023 Q3 the Labour Force Survey data required to produce elements of the Workforce Jobs statistics are not available. Statistics for self-employment jobs, employee jobs (industries A and T) and English government supported trainees are estimated using projections. For more information see the article Update on the Labour Force Survey.


The datasets updated in this release are available under the workforce jobs series in the query data tool:


This series provides estimates of total workforce jobs, employee jobs, self-employment jobs, government supported trainees, and HM forces. Figures are available at national and regional level only (no local authority data).

Sampling errors. Sampling errors, which give an indication of the actual accuracy of the estimates, are available as Table JOBS07 of the Labour Market Statistics bulletin.