Tag: employment

Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Chart of the Week: Week 29, 2018: Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Following the recession, unemployment increased to its highest level since 1995 at 8.4% of the workforce in 2011 Q4. It has since recovered, halving to its current rate of 4.2%, (898,700 persons) , its lowest since 1975. Recent trends in...

/ July 19, 2018

Chart of the Week: Week 28, 2018: Imports of Machinery and Electronics from China to US vs US Employment in the Manufacturing Sector

Imports from China into the USA have increased more than sixfold in the last twenty years, with the US trade deficit with China currently at $336 billion. ‘Made in China 2025’, the Chinese government drive to dominate the global market...

/ July 12, 2018
Historic Graduate and Apprentice Share by Work Sector

Chart of the Week: Week 31, 2017: Historic Graduate and Apprentice Share by Work Sector

This chart shows the increasing graduate share and declining apprenticeship share in the workforce within selected work sectors since the late 1980s.

/ August 17, 2017
Vacancies v.s. Employment Rate

Chart of the Week: Week 25, 2017: Vacancies v.s. Employment Rate

This chart shows that the overall employment rate has been tracked by the number of available jobs until the financial crash.

/ June 29, 2017