Tag: Unemployment

EU Unemployment

Chart of the Week: Week 18, 2015: EU Unemployment

Eurostat released the latest unemployment figures for the EU at the end of last week, and the headline rate remained at 9.8% for the whole of the first quarter of this year (down from 10.4% in March 2014).

/ May 6, 2015
Duration of Unemployment

Chart of the Week: Week 16, 2015: Duration of Unemployment

The UK labour market statistics released at the end of last week reported continued improvement.

/ April 22, 2015
The Eurozone Recovery

Chart of the Week: Week 13, 2015: The Eurozone Recovery

There has been a lot of new data released this week on the Euro Area, and all of it has been positive; unemployment continues to fall (slowly), inflation is back up to closer to 0%, and economic confidence is at...

/ April 1, 2015
Zero Hour Contracts

Chart of the Week: Week 8, 2015: Zero Hour Contracts

The Office for National Statistics published their annual survey of "Zero Hour Contracts" this morning, which suggested that the number of such contracts had grown to 697,000 in 2014, or 2.26% of all employees.

/ February 25, 2015