Year Does not want to work Want a job Total
do not look for job looked for job, but not actively, or was not available for work
Total
2009 3,029.9 323.3 11.1 3,364.3
2010 2,972.6 338.1 9.1 3,319.8
2011 2,901.6 370.5 8.9 3,280.9
2012 2,831.1 363.7 9.5 3,204.3
2013 2,758.9 374.0 7.4 3,140.2
2014 2,683.4 316.7 7.7 3,007.8
2015 2,594.7 293.3 7.1 2,895.2
2016 2,514.4 271.2 5.2 2,790.9
2017 2,473.3 241.3 5.8 2,720.4
2018 2,418.2 228.5 7.2 2,654.0
2019 2,371.9 239.3 4.3 2,615.6
2020 2,324.7 277.1 6.1 2,607.9
Male
2009 1,261.6 152.3 5.0 1,418.9
2010 1,256.6 158.0 3.6 1,418.2
2011 1,218.9 174.8 4.0 1,397.7
2012 1,192.0 168.9 3.8 1,364.8
2013 1,146.0 174.5 3.4 1,323.8
2014 1,105.3 143.0 2.9 1,251.2
2015 1,062.2 129.9 3.2 1,195.3
2016 1,017.4 122.1 2.2 1,141.8
2017 993.2 103.6 2.7 1,099.4
2018 971.7 96.2 2.6 1,070.4
2019 937.3 101.3 1.6 1,040.3
2020 925.0 115.3 1.8 1,042.1
Female
2009 1,768.3 171.1 6.1 1,945.5
2010 1,716.0 180.1 5.5 1,901.6
2011 1,682.6 195.7 4.9 1,883.2
2012 1,639.1 194.8 5.6 1,839.5
2013 1,613.0 199.5 4.0 1,816.4
2014 1,578.1 173.7 4.8 1,756.6
2015 1,532.6 163.4 3.9 1,699.9
2016 1,497.0 149.1 3.0 1,649.1
2017 1,480.1 137.7 3.1 1,621.0
2018 1,446.5 132.3 4.7 1,583.5
2019 1,434.6 138.0 2.8 1,575.3
2020 1,399.7 161.8 4.3 1,565.8

Footnotes

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Source: Labour Force Survey, HCSO.
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