Period, quarters 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 Q1 3,054.3 334.0 12.4 3,400.7
Q2 3,040.3 314.0 12.9 3,367.3
Q3 3,017.5 315.8 10.7 3,344.0
Q4 3,007.7 329.5 8.2 3,345.4
2010 Q1 3,002.7 341.8 7.7 3,352.2
Q2 2,981.9 331.6 9.3 3,322.9
Q3 2,953.0 334.2 8.1 3,295.2
Q4 2,952.6 344.8 11.4 3,308.8
2011 Q1 2,937.0 384.4 8.7 3,330.1
Q2 2,919.1 362.6 10.0 3,291.6
Q3 2,874.7 365.3 8.8 3,248.8
Q4 2,875.5 369.7 7.9 3,253.1
2012 Q1 2,879.9 376.8 10.4 3,267.1
Q2 2,835.8 367.2 12.2 3,215.2
Q3 2,803.8 346.7 9.2 3,159.8
Q4 2,804.8 364.2 6.0 3,175.1
2013 Q1 2,800.1 416.1 5.4 3,221.6
Q2 2,768.8 368.2 8.3 3,145.3
Q3 2,738.1 349.9 6.7 3,094.7
Q4 2,728.7 361.7 9.0 3,099.4
2014 Q1 2,718.6 334.1 6.9 3,059.7
Q2 2,694.7 318.6 9.1 3,022.3
Q3 2,655.4 303.5 8.2 2,967.1
Q4 2,664.8 310.7 6.5 2,982.0
2015 Q1 2,648.8 308.8 7.2 2,964.7
Q2 2,603.7 293.9 7.6 2,905.2
Q3 2,567.9 278.6 7.2 2,853.6
Q4 2,558.6 292.1 6.5 2,857.2
2016 Q1 2,543.9 301.7 6.9 2,852.5
Q2 2,524.0 267.8 5.4 2,797.3
Q3 2,495.0 260.5 4.4 2,759.8
Q4 2,494.8 254.7 4.2 2,753.8
2017 Q1 2,509.2 263.1 7.1 2,779.4
Q2 2,466.0 255.9 5.9 2,727.8
Q3 2,453.2 230.3 5.2 2,688.7
Q4 2,464.8 215.9 5.0 2,685.7
2018 Q1 2,452.9 228.4 6.8 2,688.1
Q2 2,434.8 220.6 8.8 2,664.2
Q3 2,401.2 219.8 5.2 2,626.1
Q4 2,383.9 245.3 8.2 2,637.4
2019 Q1 2,378.7 240.9 4.4 2,624.1
Q2 2,371.2 245.4 6.4 2,623.0
Q3 2,359.6 240.5 3.1 2,603.2
Q4 2,378.1 230.3 3.5 2,611.9
2020 Q1 2,364.7 262.5 4.5 2,631.6
Q2 2,313.8 318.5 6.9 2,639.2
Q3 2,304.8 261.1 7.3 2,573.2
Q4 2,315.6 266.5 5.5 2,587.6
2021 Q1 2,352.4 241.0 6.2 2,599.7
Q2 2,356.6 180.1 6.6 2,543.3
Q3 2,338.0 153.8 6.3 2,498.1
Q4
Of which:
male
2009 Q1 1,272.1 161.1 4.8 1,438.0
Q2 1,263.4 143.4 5.9 1,412.7
Q3 1,255.8 147.9 4.8 1,408.5
Q4 1,255.3 156.7 4.3 1,416.3
2010 Q1 1,267.8 167.1 3.4 1,438.3
Q2 1,257.8 155.3 3.6 1,416.7
Q3 1,248.9 152.0 3.0 1,404.0
Q4 1,252.0 157.5 4.5 1,414.0
2011 Q1 1,239.3 184.7 3.1 1,427.1
Q2 1,229.0 168.2 5.2 1,402.5
Q3 1,200.0 170.1 4.0 1,374.1
Q4 1,207.4 176.2 3.6 1,387.3
2012 Q1 1,215.0 179.4 4.1 1,398.5
Q2 1,194.4 166.8 6.2 1,367.3
Q3 1,182.1 161.6 3.0 1,346.7
Q4 1,176.6 167.9 2.2 1,346.7
2013 Q1 1,165.4 208.9 2.1 1,376.4
Q2 1,156.3 166.8 3.0 1,326.1
Q3 1,132.9 156.3 3.6 1,292.8
Q4 1,129.3 165.9 4.7 1,299.9
2014 Q1 1,121.3 158.0 3.1 1,282.4
Q2 1,108.5 144.4 3.1 1,256.0
Q3 1,090.1 133.8 3.1 1,227.0
Q4 1,101.1 135.8 2.4 1,239.4
2015 Q1 1,096.5 136.8 3.5 1,236.8
Q2 1,065.1 131.1 3.5 1,199.8
Q3 1,044.6 122.0 3.7 1,170.2
Q4 1,042.5 129.6 2.2 1,174.4
2016 Q1 1,030.2 138.8 3.6 1,172.6
Q2 1,018.5 120.1 2.2 1,140.8
Q3 1,006.9 118.2 1.7 1,126.7
Q4 1,014.2 111.4 1.4 1,127.0
2017 Q1 1,017.8 115.0 3.2 1,136.0
Q2 982.2 111.7 2.6 1,096.5
Q3 981.4 96.4 2.9 1,080.8
Q4 991.3 91.0 1.9 1,084.3
2018 Q1 990.7 96.0 2.0 1,088.6
Q2 982.7 90.1 2.0 1,074.8
Q3 965.4 93.4 3.1 1,061.8
Q4 947.9 105.3 3.3 1,056.5
2019 Q1 937.2 101.6 1.3 1,040.1
Q2 939.2 104.3 2.6 1,046.1
Q3 933.8 100.5 1.4 1,035.8
Q4 939.2 98.9 0.9 1,039.0
2020 Q1 944.0 112.7 1.2 1,057.9
Q2 928.3 133.0 1.8 1,063.1
Q3 910.5 109.3 1.3 1,021.1
Q4 917.4 106.3 2.7 1,026.4
2021 Q1 935.3 97.5 1.8 1,034.6
Q2 936.4 78.3 1.9 1,016.6
Q3 930.8 67.6 2.5 1,000.9
Q4
female
2009 Q1 1,782.2 173.0 7.6 1,962.8
Q2 1,776.9 170.6 7.0 1,954.5
Q3 1,761.7 167.9 5.9 1,935.4
Q4 1,752.4 172.8 3.9 1,929.1
2010 Q1 1,735.0 174.7 4.4 1,914.0
Q2 1,724.2 176.3 5.8 1,906.2
Q3 1,704.0 182.2 5.0 1,891.3
Q4 1,700.7 187.3 6.8 1,894.8
2011 Q1 1,697.7 199.7 5.6 1,903.0
Q2 1,690.0 194.3 4.8 1,889.1
Q3 1,674.7 195.2 4.8 1,874.7
Q4 1,668.1 193.5 4.3 1,865.8
2012 Q1 1,664.8 197.3 6.4 1,868.6
Q2 1,641.4 200.5 6.1 1,848.0
Q3 1,621.7 185.1 6.2 1,813.1
Q4 1,628.3 196.3 3.8 1,828.4
2013 Q1 1,634.7 207.2 3.3 1,845.2
Q2 1,612.5 201.3 5.3 1,819.2
Q3 1,605.2 193.7 3.1 1,801.9
Q4 1,599.4 195.8 4.3 1,799.5
2014 Q1 1,597.3 176.1 3.8 1,777.2
Q2 1,586.1 174.1 6.0 1,766.3
Q3 1,565.3 169.6 5.1 1,740.1
Q4 1,563.7 174.9 4.0 1,742.6
2015 Q1 1,552.3 171.9 3.7 1,727.9
Q2 1,538.5 162.8 4.1 1,705.4
Q3 1,523.3 156.6 3.5 1,683.4
Q4 1,516.1 162.4 4.3 1,682.8
2016 Q1 1,513.7 163.0 3.3 1,679.9
Q2 1,505.5 147.7 3.2 1,656.4
Q3 1,488.1 142.3 2.8 1,633.2
Q4 1,480.6 143.3 2.8 1,626.7
2017 Q1 1,491.4 148.1 3.9 1,643.4
Q2 1,483.8 144.2 3.3 1,631.3
Q3 1,471.8 133.8 2.3 1,607.9
Q4 1,473.5 124.9 3.1 1,601.5
2018 Q1 1,462.2 132.3 4.9 1,599.4
Q2 1,452.1 130.6 6.8 1,589.4
Q3 1,435.8 126.4 2.1 1,564.3
Q4 1,436.1 140.0 4.9 1,580.9
2019 Q1 1,441.5 139.3 3.1 1,583.9
Q2 1,432.0 141.2 3.8 1,576.9
Q3 1,425.8 140.0 1.6 1,567.4
Q4 1,439.0 131.5 2.5 1,573.0
2020 Q1 1,420.7 149.7 3.3 1,573.7
Q2 1,385.5 185.5 5.0 1,576.1
Q3 1,394.3 151.7 6.0 1,552.1
Q4 1,398.2 160.2 2.9 1,561.2
2021 Q1 1,417.1 143.5 4.4 1,565.1
Q2 1,420.2 101.8 4.7 1,526.6
Q3 1,407.2 86.2 3.8 1,497.1
Q4

Footnotes

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Source: labour force survey, HCSO.
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