Period, quarters People who had stopped work within 8 years. People who did not work in last 8 years or unknown Never had regular work Unemployed persons together
employee not employeea total
total of which:
member of partnership own-account worker
Total
2009 Q1 311.8 11.5 1.6 9.6 323.3 30.9 49.4 403.6
Q2 313.7 12.3 1.9 10.0 326.0 30.5 43.9 400.3
Q3 329.8 12.0 1.1 10.5 341.9 31.9 57.4 431.2
Q4 332.5 14.9 1.7 12.8 347.4 31.1 56.2 434.7
2010 Q1 384.5 22.6 3.7 18.5 407.1 34.1 52.6 493.8
Q2 359.4 21.6 3.2 18.1 381.0 35.6 54.0 470.6
Q3 341.6 19.7 4.0 15.4 361.4 32.7 63.9 457.9
Q4 343.1 19.0 3.9 14.5 362.2 32.2 59.7 454.1
2011 Q1 378.4 19.6 3.1 15.6 398.0 38.6 55.5 492.2
Q2 350.2 17.6 2.0 14.6 367.8 39.0 51.6 458.3
Q3 340.1 16.4 2.5 12.6 356.6 35.4 64.3 456.3
Q4 346.7 16.2 1.5 13.8 362.8 33.8 58.3 455.0
2012 Q1 396.3 15.3 1.5 12.5 411.5 36.1 58.4 506.0
Q2 359.5 15.0 2.4 11.0 374.5 34.5 63.0 471.9
Q3 331.8 12.4 2.2 9.3 344.2 28.8 80.7 453.7
Q4 341.3 15.2 4.1 9.8 356.6 26.6 76.3 459.5
2013 Q1 372.9 18.9 5.0 13.2 391.8 32.7 70.2 494.7
Q2 320.5 14.3 4.1 9.4 334.8 34.7 70.3 439.8
Q3 294.5 16.5 5.8 10.5 311.1 34.6 83.3 428.9
Q4 273.3 17.9 5.5 11.5 291.2 34.3 71.9 397.4
2014 Q1 253.2 18.6 5.0 12.6 271.7 28.8 62.5 363.0
Q2 250.3 15.4 4.5 9.9 265.6 30.2 63.0 358.8
Q3 224.7 12.6 2.6 9.7 237.3 27.9 66.2 331.4
Q4 227.1 13.8 3.7 9.0 241.0 24.8 52.4 318.3
2015 Q1 255.5 12.5 2.0 9.0 268.0 31.9 47.4 347.3
Q2 223.9 9.4 1.0 8.3 233.3 26.8 50.2 310.3
Q3 200.8 8.9 1.5 6.9 209.7 28.2 54.5 292.4
Q4 204.4 6.8 1.3 5.4 211.2 21.5 47.9 280.6
2016 Q1 199.2 6.9 1.3 5.1 206.0 25.8 40.7 272.6
Q2 168.5 5.9 1.0 4.5 174.4 21.9 37.8 234.1
Q3 162.9 7.4 2.1 5.3 170.3 18.5 37.4 226.2
Q4 146.1 7.3 1.8 5.5 153.4 18.7 32.9 205.0
2017 Q1 151.1 7.0 1.7 5.2 158.1 18.0 30.5 206.6
Q2 142.8 8.6 1.2 7.2 151.4 16.9 27.9 196.2
Q3 128.5 9.0 2.5 6.4 137.5 14.3 36.3 188.2
Q4 124.3 6.8 1.5 4.6 131.1 13.3 30.7 175.2
2018 Q1 130.2 7.4 0.6 6.5 137.7 14.6 25.5 177.8
Q2 121.2 6.5 0.7 4.6 127.6 11.0 26.5 165.0
Q3 127.6 3.9 0.7 2.8 131.5 12.6 34.1 178.2
Q4 126.9 3.2 0.6 2.1 130.1 12.1 24.2 166.3
2019 Q1 129.4 1.3 0.5 0.8 130.7 8.4 25.9 165.0
Q2 116.6 1.8 0.6 0.9 118.5 9.7 27.0 155.2
Q3 115.4 2.9 1.0 1.8 118.3 9.9 34.2 162.4
Q4 112.4 0.8 0.1 0.6 113.2 10.7 29.3 153.1
2020 Q1 132.8 3.3 1.3 1.7 136.1 10.9 26.0 173.0
Q2 174.1 4.0 1.3 2.7 178.1 7.2 28.9 214.2
Q3 156.7 7.6 1.9 4.4 164.3 9.2 34.3 207.8
Q4 155.8 5.5 1.1 3.6 161.3 7.4 26.6 195.4
2021 Q1 170.1 6.4 1.0 4.8 176.5 7.5 30.7 214.8
Q2 152.2 5.4 0.4 5.0 157.6 8.1 32.2 198.0
Q3 140.1 6.1 1.0 4.8 146.2 6.2 37.3 189.7
Q4
Of which:
male
2009 Q1 177.5 6.7 0.6 5.9 184.2 15.2 26.0 225.4
Q2 178.3 7.8 1.3 6.4 186.1 14.5 23.4 224.0
Q3 186.8 7.2 0.6 6.5 194.0 14.1 30.8 238.9
Q4 189.2 7.9 0.8 6.9 197.2 12.9 29.0 239.1
2010 Q1 228.9 12.4 1.6 10.7 241.3 13.4 28.2 282.9
Q2 212.3 11.1 1.3 9.7 223.4 13.9 29.6 266.9
Q3 191.5 11.0 2.1 8.8 202.5 12.7 33.7 248.9
Q4 192.6 9.9 1.4 8.4 202.5 13.8 31.9 248.2
2011 Q1 219.0 9.7 1.4 8.2 228.8 14.6 31.6 274.9
Q2 193.8 10.6 1.0 9.2 204.4 14.5 26.2 245.1
Q3 186.1 9.8 1.1 8.1 195.9 14.3 33.0 243.3
Q4 191.7 9.6 0.5 8.5 201.3 12.7 28.6 242.6
2012 Q1 229.8 9.0 0.8 7.4 238.8 11.8 29.9 280.5
Q2 207.6 10.5 2.1 7.1 218.2 13.1 34.9 266.3
Q3 184.2 8.3 1.7 5.8 192.5 12.7 45.3 250.5
Q4 187.3 10.9 3.5 6.4 198.3 11.2 41.6 251.0
2013 Q1 217.8 12.5 4.5 7.6 230.2 14.2 38.0 282.4
Q2 177.2 8.3 3.3 4.5 185.5 13.8 36.4 235.7
Q3 161.3 10.1 3.4 6.6 171.5 13.3 43.9 228.6
Q4 145.8 10.0 3.5 6.4 155.8 15.6 38.9 210.3
2014 Q1 135.6 11.3 2.3 8.7 146.9 12.8 32.3 192.0
Q2 137.0 8.4 2.1 6.2 145.3 13.2 33.0 191.5
Q3 122.1 6.2 1.5 4.6 128.3 11.0 33.2 172.5
Q4 126.8 6.9 1.8 4.6 133.8 8.9 28.3 171.0
2015 Q1 139.6 7.6 1.7 5.2 147.2 14.2 24.9 186.3
Q2 118.3 6.2 1.0 5.1 124.5 11.1 27.9 163.5
Q3 108.1 4.8 0.6 4.0 112.9 11.4 27.5 151.8
Q4 108.8 3.7 0.5 3.1 112.4 9.0 24.7 146.1
2016 Q1 109.3 4.0 0.5 3.3 113.3 12.7 21.0 147.0
Q2 99.6 4.0 0.7 3.2 103.6 10.7 17.2 131.4
Q3 90.6 4.3 1.1 3.3 95.0 8.2 18.5 121.6
Q4 82.5 4.3 1.3 3.0 86.8 7.8 15.3 109.9
2017 Q1 80.9 4.0 1.1 2.9 84.8 7.7 16.3 108.9
Q2 75.0 4.9 1.0 3.9 79.9 7.3 12.9 100.1
Q3 66.4 5.9 1.9 4.0 72.3 5.6 13.0 90.9
Q4 61.9 3.3 0.6 2.7 65.2 4.6 13.2 83.0
2018 Q1 65.0 3.7 0.5 3.1 68.7 5.6 14.0 88.3
Q2 65.7 2.9 0.7 2.0 68.6 5.3 14.3 88.2
Q3 61.1 2.1 0.6 1.4 63.2 5.6 17.0 85.7
Q4 71.0 1.9 0.4 1.4 72.9 4.8 12.5 90.2
2019 Q1 70.5 0.7 0.5 0.2 71.2 4.0 14.7 89.9
Q2 65.9 0.7 0.6 66.7 5.2 16.1 87.9
Q3 60.7 0.4 0.2 0.2 61.1 5.9 18.1 85.1
Q4 59.2 0.2 0.2 59.5 5.1 17.0 81.5
2020 Q1 71.1 2.9 1.2 1.7 74.0 4.1 13.9 92.0
Q2 95.4 2.2 0.6 1.7 97.6 5.0 9.4 111.9
Q3 86.6 3.9 0.4 2.6 90.5 2.8 16.9 110.2
Q4 83.8 3.2 0.3 2.4 87.1 3.5 12.1 102.7
2021 Q1 85.4 4.8 0.8 3.3 90.1 2.1 14.0 106.2
Q2 81.8 3.2 0.2 3.1 85.0 3.0 16.4 104.4
Q3 74.1 2.8 0.7 2.2 76.9 2.4 19.2 98.5
Q4
female
2009 Q1 134.3 4.8 1.0 3.6 139.1 15.7 23.4 178.2
Q2 135.4 4.5 0.6 3.5 139.9 15.9 20.5 176.4
Q3 143.0 4.9 0.6 4.0 147.9 17.8 26.6 192.3
Q4 143.3 6.9 0.8 5.8 150.2 18.1 27.2 195.6
2010 Q1 155.5 10.2 2.1 7.8 165.8 20.7 24.4 210.9
Q2 147.1 10.5 1.9 8.3 157.6 21.7 24.3 203.6
Q3 150.1 8.8 1.9 6.6 158.8 19.9 30.2 209.0
Q4 150.5 9.1 2.5 6.0 159.7 18.4 27.8 205.9
2011 Q1 159.4 9.9 1.7 7.4 169.3 24.0 23.9 217.2
Q2 156.4 7.0 1.0 5.4 163.4 24.4 25.4 213.2
Q3 154.1 6.6 1.5 4.6 160.7 21.1 31.2 213.0
Q4 155.0 6.6 1.0 5.3 161.5 21.1 29.8 212.4
2012 Q1 166.5 6.3 0.7 5.1 172.7 24.3 28.5 225.5
Q2 151.9 4.4 0.3 3.9 156.3 21.3 28.0 205.7
Q3 147.6 4.1 0.5 3.5 151.7 16.1 35.4 203.2
Q4 154.0 4.3 0.5 3.3 158.3 15.4 34.7 208.4
2013 Q1 155.2 6.4 0.5 5.6 161.6 18.5 32.2 212.3
Q2 143.3 6.0 0.8 4.9 149.3 20.9 33.9 204.1
Q3 133.2 6.4 2.3 3.9 139.6 21.3 39.4 200.3
Q4 127.5 7.9 2.0 5.1 135.4 18.7 33.1 187.2
2014 Q1 117.5 7.3 2.7 3.9 124.8 16.0 30.2 171.1
Q2 113.3 7.0 2.5 3.7 120.3 17.0 30.0 167.3
Q3 102.6 6.4 1.1 5.1 109.0 16.9 33.0 158.9
Q4 100.3 6.9 1.9 4.4 107.2 16.0 24.1 147.3
2015 Q1 115.9 4.9 0.3 3.7 120.8 17.7 22.5 161.0
Q2 105.6 3.2 3.2 108.9 15.7 22.3 146.8
Q3 92.7 4.1 0.9 2.9 96.8 16.8 27.0 140.7
Q4 95.6 3.2 0.7 2.2 98.8 12.5 23.2 134.4
2016 Q1 89.9 2.8 0.8 1.8 92.8 13.1 19.7 125.6
Q2 68.9 1.9 0.3 1.3 70.9 11.2 20.6 102.6
Q3 72.2 3.1 1.1 2.0 75.3 10.3 19.0 104.6
Q4 63.6 2.9 0.5 2.5 66.6 10.9 17.6 95.0
2017 Q1 70.3 3.0 0.6 2.4 73.3 10.2 14.2 97.8
Q2 67.8 3.6 0.2 3.3 71.5 9.7 15.0 96.2
Q3 62.1 3.1 0.6 2.4 65.2 8.8 23.3 97.3
Q4 62.4 3.4 0.9 1.9 65.9 8.8 17.5 92.2
2018 Q1 65.3 3.7 0.1 3.4 69.0 9.0 11.5 89.4
Q2 55.5 3.6 2.6 59.1 5.6 12.1 76.9
Q3 66.5 1.8 0.1 1.4 68.3 7.0 17.1 92.4
Q4 55.9 1.3 0.2 0.8 57.2 7.3 11.6 76.1
2019 Q1 58.9 0.6 0.6 59.5 4.4 11.2 75.1
Q2 50.7 1.1 0.9 51.8 4.5 10.9 67.3
Q3 54.7 2.5 0.8 1.6 57.2 4.1 16.0 77.3
Q4 53.2 0.5 0.1 0.3 53.7 5.6 12.3 71.6
2020 Q1 61.7 0.4 0.1 0.0 62.1 6.8 12.0 81.0
Q2 78.7 1.8 0.8 1.0 80.5 2.2 19.6 102.2
Q3 70.2 3.6 1.5 1.8 73.8 6.5 17.4 97.6
Q4 72.0 2.2 0.8 1.3 74.2 4.0 14.5 92.7
2021 Q1 84.7 1.7 0.1 1.6 86.4 5.4 16.7 108.5
Q2 70.4 2.2 0.3 1.9 72.6 5.1 15.8 93.6
Q3 66.0 3.3 0.4 2.7 69.3 3.8 18.1 91.2
Q4

Footnotes

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Source: labour force survey, HCSO.
a
Self-employed: own-account worker, member of a partnership, member of co-operatives or unpaid family worker. Due to the low frequency we do not publish data separately for the latter two groups.
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