Tag: Unemployment

UK Economic Forecasts

Chart of the Week: Week 49, 2015: UK Economic Forecasts

Last week, the Economic Research Council hosted our fifth annual economic forecasting event, the "Clash of the Titans", where we invited three economic experts to give their forecasts for 2016.

/ December 9, 2015
Regional Unemployment

Chart of the Week: Week 45, 2015: Regional Unemployment

After a brief stutter last quarter, the UK's headline unemployment rate continued to fall in the third quarter of the year, to 5.3% (the lowest it has been since the beginning of 2008, when it stayed at 5.2% for around...

/ November 11, 2015
UK Workless Households

Chart of the Week: Week 40, 2015: UK Workless Households

The annual study from the ONS on workless households in the UK was released yesterday, and it showed a mixed picture with total workless households continuing to fall but the number of households where nobody has ever worked growing.

/ October 7, 2015
US and UK Recoveries

Chart of the Week: Week 31, 2015: US and UK Recoveries

Last week, we compared the latest UK recession and recovery to historical recessions. This week, we're comparing the UK recovery to that of the US, where despite first quarter growth problems, the recovery from the recession looks strong.

/ August 5, 2015