Tag: Unemployment

Crime and the economy

Chart of the Week: Week 35, 2016: Crime and the Economy

Despite the experience of the 1980s when crime rose sharply with unemployment, crime rates in the UK have remained static post the financial crisis despite large fluctuations in unemployment.

/ September 1, 2016
UK Labour Market

Chart of the Week: Week 20, 2016: UK Labour Market

Today's labour market statistics (for the first quarter of the year) show that the unemployment rate remained at 5.1%, where it has been since November 2015.

/ May 18, 2016
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