Period, quarters 15–19 20–24 25–29 30–34 35–39 40–44 45–49 50–54 55–59 60–64 65–69 70–74 Total Of which:
year-old 15–24 year-old 20–64 year-old
Total
2009 Q1 1.9 33.8 74.4 79.5 80.1 78.0 74.0 69.1 46.3 12.8 4.4 1.5 50.5 18.3 62.2
Q2 2.0 34.4 73.6 80.8 80.4 79.0 74.7 69.7 47.6 12.9 4.7 1.8 50.9 18.7 62.7
Q3 2.1 35.1 73.0 80.4 80.9 78.3 74.5 69.2 48.3 12.5 4.8 1.5 50.8 19.1 62.5
Q4 1.8 34.7 72.2 79.5 80.3 78.7 74.8 69.5 49.2 12.9 5.1 1.4 50.7 18.8 62.4
2010 Q1 1.7 34.1 70.0 77.7 78.8 78.2 74.1 68.7 48.9 12.4 4.9 1.4 49.8 18.3 61.4
Q2 1.9 33.9 71.1 78.9 79.9 78.4 76.1 68.7 50.7 12.6 4.7 1.6 50.5 18.3 62.2
Q3 2.2 34.7 71.5 79.4 80.1 78.6 76.4 70.3 52.2 12.7 4.9 1.6 51.0 18.9 62.8
Q4 2.4 35.5 72.2 80.0 79.1 77.8 75.7 69.2 52.6 12.7 4.9 1.4 50.9 19.5 62.6
2011 Q1 1.9 33.6 71.2 79.2 77.6 76.7 74.5 68.2 52.6 13.1 4.9 1.6 50.1 18.2 61.6
Q2 1.8 34.1 72.3 81.0 79.2 78.4 76.0 69.2 52.7 14.0 5.2 1.6 51.0 18.4 62.7
Q3 2.2 35.1 72.6 80.9 80.1 78.5 77.0 71.0 53.6 14.4 5.5 2.0 51.6 19.1 63.4
Q4 1.9 33.6 72.5 81.1 80.1 79.3 77.2 71.2 53.8 14.0 5.2 2.3 51.5 18.3 63.3
2012 Q1 1.5 32.2 71.8 79.2 79.0 79.2 75.8 70.7 52.5 13.7 5.3 1.8 50.6 17.4 62.3
Q2 1.6 33.0 71.3 80.1 80.0 81.4 78.5 72.3 55.2 14.2 5.4 1.8 51.7 18.0 63.6
Q3 2.0 35.5 73.5 81.7 80.9 81.2 79.0 74.7 56.5 14.0 5.2 1.6 52.7 19.6 64.8
Q4 2.2 36.6 72.4 80.9 80.6 80.8 79.0 74.0 56.1 13.5 5.1 1.7 52.4 20.3 64.4
2013 Q1 1.9 33.8 71.6 78.9 79.9 79.4 77.7 71.4 55.2 14.3 4.4 1.7 51.2 18.8 63.1
Q2 2.2 35.8 74.3 81.0 82.3 80.6 79.9 74.3 57.6 14.8 5.2 1.4 52.9 20.1 65.1
Q3 2.9 37.8 74.5 81.6 83.3 82.4 80.0 75.1 58.3 16.1 5.1 1.3 53.7 21.5 66.1
Q4 2.4 38.9 73.1 82.9 84.3 81.8 79.5 75.7 59.7 16.9 5.0 1.8 54.0 22.0 66.5
2014 Q1 3.1 40.4 75.9 83.9 84.9 83.5 80.9 75.9 61.3 17.3 4.4 1.4 54.9 23.2 67.7
Q2 3.2 40.8 76.9 82.7 85.0 83.8 82.7 76.6 62.8 18.7 4.2 1.9 55.4 23.5 68.3
Q3 3.8 41.5 78.0 84.0 85.3 85.2 84.6 79.0 64.2 20.4 4.4 1.7 56.4 24.2 69.5
Q4 3.7 42.8 78.4 84.0 84.1 85.4 83.7 78.1 64.7 21.2 4.1 2.1 56.3 25.0 69.5
2015 Q1 3.2 42.0 78.2 83.6 84.3 85.1 83.4 77.8 64.0 22.6 4.1 1.8 56.1 24.3 69.3
Q2 4.0 43.6 78.4 83.7 85.5 86.9 84.2 80.6 67.2 24.1 4.5 1.9 57.4 25.6 70.8
Q3 4.7 45.8 78.4 84.9 86.4 87.3 85.1 81.6 67.7 26.7 4.8 2.1 58.3 27.1 71.8
Q4 5.8 45.1 78.5 85.1 86.6 87.2 84.5 81.8 67.2 28.2 4.9 2.3 58.3 27.3 71.8
2016 Q1 4.7 46.5 79.3 85.4 85.6 87.0 84.3 80.8 68.1 29.8 4.7 2.3 58.4 27.5 72.1
Q2 4.8 47.1 80.2 86.4 87.3 88.5 85.9 82.8 69.9 32.0 4.9 2.2 59.6 27.9 73.7
Q3 5.7 49.5 81.0 86.9 87.8 88.2 86.1 82.7 71.0 32.9 5.3 3.1 60.2 29.5 74.3
Q4 5.1 50.5 81.1 87.5 87.5 88.7 86.8 82.8 71.2 34.0 6.1 2.8 60.5 29.8 74.7
2017 Q1 5.0 49.4 80.2 87.2 87.0 88.2 87.7 82.9 69.5 33.8 5.5 2.9 60.1 29.1 74.3
Q2 5.2 50.3 82.3 86.9 87.2 89.4 87.9 84.0 71.6 34.2 5.9 3.0 60.8 29.5 75.2
Q3 5.8 50.5 83.2 87.5 88.4 89.5 88.4 84.1 72.5 35.7 5.9 2.9 61.4 29.9 75.9
Q4 5.7 51.1 82.7 87.8 88.2 89.6 88.6 84.2 72.3 37.1 6.0 3.0 61.5 30.1 76.2
2018 Q1 5.1 49.0 82.0 87.4 88.5 89.0 88.6 84.9 74.2 36.8 6.3 3.3 61.5 28.6 76.1
Q2 5.4 50.9 82.5 87.9 88.1 90.4 89.2 85.6 73.7 36.9 6.4 3.9 62.0 29.7 76.7
Q3 6.6 52.1 81.8 88.1 88.2 89.8 89.1 85.5 74.3 38.8 7.3 3.7 62.3 30.9 77.0
Q4 6.5 51.8 82.1 87.7 88.5 88.7 88.4 85.9 73.9 40.4 7.6 4.1 62.2 30.6 77.0
2019 Q1 6.1 49.0 82.6 88.1 88.9 89.6 88.8 86.3 73.6 41.6 8.1 3.7 62.4 28.9 77.3
Q2 6.4 48.6 82.8 89.0 89.0 89.6 88.6 86.5 74.0 40.9 9.2 4.3 62.6 28.7 77.4
Q3 6.8 50.4 82.5 88.7 89.2 89.4 89.5 84.7 75.1 41.3 9.2 4.4 62.7 29.8 77.7
Q4 6.0 49.6 82.8 87.8 88.2 89.5 89.4 85.9 74.7 43.0 9.7 4.4 62.7 28.9 77.8
2020 Q1 5.1 50.5 81.8 86.0 87.3 88.6 87.8 85.7 75.9 43.1 9.5 3.9 62.2 28.8 77.4
Q2 4.3 47.2 79.9 84.4 87.0 87.1 87.5 85.6 73.9 45.4 10.7 4.9 61.5 26.4 76.6
Q3 6.0 50.3 82.0 85.9 85.9 88.9 87.7 87.3 75.8 46.3 9.5 4.4 62.5 29.0 77.9
Q4 4.5 49.1 81.6 85.9 86.9 88.4 88.2 87.4 75.4 47.8 9.8 4.3 62.4 27.6 78.1
2021 Q1 4.3 48.2 80.0 83.6 86.0 88.2 87.4 87.0 77.3 46.4 10.8 4.3 61.9 26.9 77.4
Q2 4.4 48.7 80.5 85.5 87.5 89.6 88.8 87.7 78.9 46.5 11.2 4.4 62.8 27.1 78.6
Q3 5.9 49.0 81.9 86.4 88.0 89.8 89.6 87.3 79.7 48.5 12.1 4.7 63.4 27.9 79.3
Q4
Of which:
male
2009 Q1 2.3 36.7 77.0 84.5 84.2 79.5 74.4 70.7 54.9 16.3 6.0 2.4 54.8 19.9 66.2
Q2 2.7 36.8 76.2 86.5 84.3 81.5 75.7 71.3 55.9 17.3 6.2 3.2 55.5 20.2 67.0
Q3 2.7 36.7 75.2 85.9 84.3 80.6 75.8 69.8 57.1 16.9 7.4 2.4 55.2 20.2 66.6
Q4 2.1 36.4 74.8 85.1 84.3 81.1 75.5 70.4 56.6 16.3 7.9 1.9 55.0 19.7 66.4
2010 Q1 1.8 35.4 71.5 81.8 81.7 79.6 73.6 68.4 54.8 16.1 7.1 1.6 53.2 19.1 64.3
Q2 1.8 36.1 73.5 83.0 83.8 79.8 76.2 68.7 56.6 16.8 6.2 2.4 54.2 19.4 65.5
Q3 2.3 37.5 74.4 84.8 85.0 79.5 78.0 69.9 57.3 16.9 6.3 2.5 55.0 20.4 66.5
Q4 2.7 37.9 74.9 84.7 83.9 79.8 77.4 69.3 56.6 16.0 6.6 2.1 54.7 20.8 66.1
2011 Q1 1.9 35.7 73.7 83.4 82.3 77.9 76.2 68.2 55.5 16.8 6.9 2.5 53.7 19.2 64.8
Q2 2.2 36.7 76.0 86.4 84.7 80.2 76.8 70.9 56.2 17.6 7.1 2.3 55.1 19.9 66.6
Q3 2.8 36.9 77.9 86.1 85.7 79.8 79.4 72.8 57.6 17.8 7.6 2.9 55.9 20.3 67.4
Q4 2.6 35.1 75.7 86.7 84.7 81.0 78.5 72.8 58.3 17.6 7.5 3.2 55.6 19.4 67.1
2012 Q1 1.8 32.9 74.8 84.3 83.2 80.0 76.4 71.8 57.0 16.8 7.4 2.8 54.4 18.0 65.6
Q2 1.7 34.1 73.8 84.6 84.5 83.0 80.1 72.1 61.0 17.4 7.7 2.7 55.6 18.6 67.1
Q3 2.3 37.0 75.5 85.7 85.1 83.2 80.2 74.5 63.4 16.9 7.0 2.4 56.5 20.5 68.3
Q4 2.8 39.5 74.5 84.6 84.8 82.9 80.7 74.1 63.5 16.9 6.8 2.6 56.5 22.2 68.2
2013 Q1 2.5 36.4 72.7 81.3 83.4 80.7 78.4 70.3 62.6 18.2 5.7 2.8 54.8 20.5 66.2
Q2 2.4 39.9 77.2 84.6 86.5 83.2 81.3 75.1 65.2 20.1 6.8 2.3 57.4 22.3 69.4
Q3 3.3 42.7 78.4 85.2 87.4 85.0 82.3 75.9 65.4 22.6 6.3 2.9 58.5 24.3 70.6
Q4 3.2 44.2 77.3 86.5 88.4 85.0 80.5 75.6 66.7 23.3 6.7 3.4 58.8 25.1 71.0
2014 Q1 3.5 45.9 80.9 87.5 88.6 86.6 82.0 75.1 68.4 24.1 5.9 2.5 59.7 26.3 72.2
Q2 3.7 45.0 82.1 86.9 89.5 87.4 84.4 76.1 70.0 25.8 5.4 3.4 60.4 26.0 73.0
Q3 4.2 45.8 82.9 89.8 90.5 88.8 85.4 78.6 71.7 28.7 5.8 2.5 61.7 26.7 74.6
Q4 3.9 45.8 83.2 89.1 89.2 88.9 84.6 77.7 72.5 28.9 5.0 3.0 61.3 26.7 74.3
2015 Q1 4.0 44.6 83.3 87.0 89.2 88.0 84.6 77.3 70.6 31.5 5.0 2.4 60.9 26.1 73.8
Q2 5.6 46.0 83.2 87.8 90.9 90.5 85.4 81.1 74.8 33.6 5.1 2.6 62.6 27.6 75.7
Q3 6.4 48.3 83.1 89.4 91.3 91.2 86.8 81.9 75.9 36.7 6.2 3.5 63.7 29.3 76.9
Q4 7.6 47.6 83.4 89.4 91.1 91.1 85.9 81.7 74.6 39.3 6.3 4.0 63.7 29.4 76.8
2016 Q1 6.3 49.3 83.1 89.4 89.7 90.0 86.9 80.6 74.9 42.0 5.8 4.1 63.7 29.7 77.0
Q2 5.9 52.8 84.4 90.0 90.9 91.3 87.4 83.7 76.1 43.8 6.4 3.9 65.0 31.5 78.6
Q3 6.5 54.1 85.9 91.4 91.5 91.2 87.1 83.1 77.0 45.5 7.4 5.3 65.6 32.4 79.3
Q4 6.0 54.6 84.1 91.9 91.6 92.2 87.3 84.5 76.6 47.5 7.8 4.8 65.9 32.3 79.7
2017 Q1 5.8 52.8 83.5 91.6 91.9 92.1 88.2 84.9 74.5 48.4 7.2 3.8 65.6 31.3 79.5
Q2 6.0 55.3 87.4 91.7 92.2 93.0 89.2 86.7 77.4 48.7 7.8 4.6 66.9 32.6 81.0
Q3 6.9 57.5 88.8 91.3 92.6 92.4 89.4 87.7 78.6 50.6 8.5 3.8 67.5 34.1 81.7
Q4 6.8 57.1 87.6 92.5 92.4 92.5 90.6 86.9 79.6 50.8 8.5 3.7 67.6 33.8 81.9
2018 Q1 5.5 55.9 86.5 92.0 92.7 92.0 91.1 87.2 79.8 50.5 8.3 3.8 67.3 32.5 81.7
Q2 7.1 56.5 87.3 92.8 92.0 93.1 91.0 86.6 80.3 49.9 9.7 4.5 67.7 33.5 82.0
Q3 7.4 57.7 86.7 93.2 91.6 92.7 90.9 86.8 81.1 53.4 10.1 5.2 68.2 34.2 82.5
Q4 7.7 56.1 87.0 91.6 92.4 91.4 89.3 87.7 81.3 56.4 11.7 5.6 68.2 33.5 82.3
2019 Q1 7.6 54.1 86.6 92.3 92.9 92.7 90.4 89.5 80.9 59.1 11.1 5.0 68.6 32.2 83.1
Q2 8.6 54.2 85.9 93.5 92.6 92.6 89.8 89.8 79.7 57.5 12.0 6.2 68.6 32.8 82.8
Q3 9.3 56.0 84.8 93.7 93.5 92.4 90.4 88.9 81.6 57.6 13.2 6.3 68.9 33.9 83.2
Q4 7.3 54.7 85.9 92.9 93.3 93.7 89.7 89.3 80.5 60.2 12.9 6.6 68.9 32.3 83.5
2020 Q1 5.9 54.7 84.9 92.5 91.3 92.6 89.6 88.1 80.8 60.3 11.5 5.8 68.1 31.4 82.9
Q2 5.5 52.0 83.3 90.3 90.4 91.2 89.6 88.0 79.7 62.9 12.6 6.6 67.4 29.3 82.1
Q3 7.0 55.5 85.9 92.1 89.5 92.9 89.4 90.1 81.0 64.7 12.5 5.8 68.7 32.1 83.6
Q4 5.9 55.6 85.1 92.3 91.2 93.1 90.3 89.3 80.4 65.4 12.3 6.5 68.7 31.6 83.9
2021 Q1 5.6 54.8 83.8 90.4 90.7 92.3 90.5 89.1 83.3 63.1 13.1 6.2 68.3 31.0 83.4
Q2 5.9 54.9 83.5 91.1 92.5 93.0 90.5 90.0 83.6 62.5 14.8 6.3 68.7 31.0 83.8
Q3 7.2 53.7 86.2 90.8 92.5 92.9 91.8 89.4 83.1 66.4 15.4 6.8 69.3 30.9 84.4
Q4
female
2009 Q1 1.6 30.9 71.7 74.5 76.0 76.4 73.6 67.7 39.0 10.1 3.2 0.9 46.5 16.7 58.3
Q2 1.2 31.9 70.9 75.0 76.5 76.6 73.7 68.2 40.5 9.4 3.6 0.9 46.7 17.1 58.6
Q3 1.6 33.3 70.8 74.7 77.4 76.0 73.4 68.6 40.7 9.0 3.0 0.9 46.8 18.0 58.7
Q4 1.6 32.9 69.5 73.8 76.4 76.3 74.0 68.6 42.9 10.2 3.0 1.1 46.8 17.7 58.7
2010 Q1 1.5 32.7 68.5 73.5 75.8 76.9 74.6 68.9 43.9 9.4 3.3 1.2 46.8 17.6 58.6
Q2 1.9 31.6 68.6 74.7 76.1 77.1 76.0 68.7 45.6 9.3 3.6 1.1 47.1 17.2 59.0
Q3 2.1 31.9 68.6 74.0 75.1 77.6 74.8 70.7 47.9 9.4 3.9 1.0 47.3 17.5 59.2
Q4 2.2 33.0 69.4 75.2 74.3 75.9 74.0 69.1 49.1 10.1 3.6 1.0 47.3 18.1 59.2
2011 Q1 1.8 31.4 68.7 74.9 72.8 75.5 72.8 68.2 50.1 10.1 3.5 1.1 46.8 17.1 58.6
Q2 1.4 31.4 68.7 75.6 73.6 76.7 75.2 67.7 49.7 11.1 3.8 1.2 47.2 16.9 59.1
Q3 1.5 33.3 67.2 75.8 74.3 77.1 74.6 69.3 50.1 11.7 4.0 1.5 47.5 17.9 59.5
Q4 1.2 32.0 69.2 75.4 75.5 77.5 75.9 69.8 49.8 11.1 3.5 1.8 47.7 17.1 59.7
2012 Q1 1.1 31.4 68.7 74.0 74.6 78.3 75.3 69.7 48.6 11.1 3.8 1.1 47.2 16.9 59.1
Q2 1.5 31.8 68.8 75.5 75.4 79.7 77.0 72.6 50.2 11.6 3.7 1.3 48.2 17.3 60.3
Q3 1.7 34.0 71.3 77.6 76.6 79.2 77.8 74.9 50.5 11.6 3.9 1.1 49.1 18.6 61.5
Q4 1.6 33.5 70.2 77.1 76.4 78.7 77.4 73.9 49.6 10.7 3.9 1.1 48.5 18.4 60.8
2013 Q1 1.3 31.0 70.4 76.4 76.3 78.0 77.0 72.4 48.9 11.1 3.4 1.0 47.9 17.0 60.1
Q2 2.0 31.5 71.4 77.4 77.9 78.0 78.5 73.7 51.0 10.6 3.9 0.8 48.7 17.7 61.1
Q3 2.4 32.7 70.4 77.9 79.2 79.8 77.8 74.4 52.1 10.9 4.2 0.3 49.2 18.6 61.7
Q4 1.7 33.4 68.9 79.2 80.1 78.5 78.4 75.9 53.7 11.7 3.8 0.8 49.5 18.7 62.2
2014 Q1 2.7 34.6 70.8 80.3 81.1 80.4 79.9 76.6 55.1 11.7 3.3 0.8 50.4 19.9 63.3
Q2 2.8 36.3 71.6 78.3 80.5 80.1 81.1 77.2 56.6 12.9 3.2 0.9 50.7 20.9 63.7
Q3 3.4 37.0 72.9 78.2 80.2 81.5 83.8 79.4 57.7 13.7 3.3 1.2 51.5 21.6 64.6
Q4 3.5 39.6 73.3 78.9 78.9 81.9 82.8 78.6 57.9 15.0 3.4 1.5 51.7 23.2 64.8
2015 Q1 2.4 39.2 72.9 80.1 79.3 82.1 82.1 78.2 58.2 15.3 3.5 1.4 51.6 22.5 64.9
Q2 2.4 41.0 73.4 79.6 80.1 83.3 83.0 80.1 60.6 16.3 4.0 1.4 52.5 23.5 66.0
Q3 2.8 43.1 73.5 80.3 81.5 83.4 83.5 81.3 60.5 18.6 3.8 1.2 53.2 24.8 66.9
Q4 4.0 42.6 73.3 80.8 82.0 83.1 83.2 81.8 60.7 19.1 3.9 1.1 53.3 25.1 67.0
2016 Q1 3.0 43.5 75.2 81.2 81.5 83.9 81.7 80.9 62.2 19.9 4.0 1.1 53.5 25.2 67.4
Q2 3.7 41.2 75.8 82.6 83.8 85.6 84.5 82.0 64.4 22.4 3.7 1.1 54.6 24.2 68.9
Q3 4.9 44.6 75.9 82.3 84.0 85.2 85.1 82.4 65.8 22.5 3.8 1.7 55.2 26.5 69.5
Q4 4.3 46.3 78.1 82.9 83.4 85.2 86.2 81.2 66.4 22.9 4.8 1.5 55.5 27.1 69.9
2017 Q1 4.1 45.9 76.6 82.7 82.0 84.2 87.2 80.9 65.0 21.8 4.2 2.2 54.9 26.8 69.3
Q2 4.3 45.0 76.8 82.0 82.1 85.8 86.5 81.4 66.5 22.3 4.5 2.0 55.1 26.3 69.6
Q3 4.7 43.3 77.3 83.6 84.1 86.6 87.5 80.6 67.1 23.4 4.0 2.3 55.6 25.5 70.3
Q4 4.6 44.7 77.5 83.0 84.0 86.6 86.6 81.6 65.8 25.8 4.2 2.5 55.8 26.1 70.6
2018 Q1 4.7 41.7 77.3 82.6 84.2 86.0 86.2 82.8 69.2 25.5 4.8 2.9 55.9 24.6 70.6
Q2 3.7 44.9 77.5 82.8 84.2 87.7 87.3 84.7 67.9 26.2 3.9 3.5 56.5 25.8 71.5
Q3 5.8 46.2 76.7 82.8 84.8 86.8 87.2 84.3 68.3 26.8 5.2 2.7 56.7 27.3 71.7
Q4 5.1 47.2 76.9 83.6 84.6 86.0 87.6 84.1 67.3 27.3 4.4 3.0 56.6 27.5 71.8
2019 Q1 4.6 43.7 78.3 83.6 84.9 86.6 87.2 83.2 67.1 27.3 5.9 2.8 56.5 25.3 71.7
Q2 4.0 42.7 79.5 84.2 85.2 86.5 87.3 83.4 68.9 27.3 7.1 3.1 56.9 24.4 72.1
Q3 4.1 44.6 80.0 83.4 84.8 86.3 88.7 80.6 69.3 27.8 6.2 3.2 56.8 25.4 72.3
Q4 4.6 44.1 79.5 82.4 82.9 85.1 89.0 82.6 69.4 28.7 7.3 2.9 56.8 25.3 72.2
2020 Q1 4.2 46.1 78.4 79.0 83.2 84.5 86.0 83.2 71.4 28.9 8.1 2.6 56.5 26.1 71.9
Q2 3.0 42.3 76.3 78.2 83.5 82.9 85.4 83.2 68.6 31.0 9.1 3.8 55.9 23.4 71.1
Q3 5.0 44.8 77.9 79.1 82.2 84.9 85.9 84.6 71.0 31.0 7.2 3.3 56.6 25.7 72.3
Q4 3.1 42.3 77.9 79.1 82.4 83.7 86.1 85.5 70.7 33.2 7.9 2.7 56.4 23.4 72.3
2021 Q1 2.8 41.2 76.0 76.4 81.1 83.9 84.3 84.9 71.8 32.5 9.0 2.9 55.8 22.6 71.5
Q2 2.9 42.2 77.3 79.6 82.4 86.0 87.1 85.5 74.7 33.2 8.5 3.1 57.1 23.0 73.3
Q3 4.4 44.2 77.4 81.6 83.3 86.6 87.4 85.4 76.6 33.6 9.7 3.3 57.9 24.7 74.2
Q4

Footnotes

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Source: labour force survey, HCSO.
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