June 12, 2018 / 8:45 AM / 5 months ago

Table - UK earnings growth slows, employment jumps again

LONDON (Reuters) - The Office for National Statistics released the following provisional data for

A worker hangs netting from scaffolding on a construction site in Manchester, Britain May 23, 2017. Picture taken May 23, 2017 REUTERS/Darren Staples

unemployment and average earnings on Tuesday. Data seasonally adjusted unless indicated:

CLAIMANT COUNT JOBLESS MAY APRIL F’CAST

Monthly change -7,700 +28,200 (+31,200)

Rate 2.5 2.5 (2.5)

Unemployment level (mln) 0.886 0.894 (0.897)

ILO UNEMPLOYMENT FEB-APRIL NOV-JAN FEB-APRIL ‘17

Total (mlns) 1.416 1.453 1.530

Rate 4.2 4.3 4.6 4.2

Change on qtr -38,000 n/a n/a

LFS TOTAL IN EMPLOYMENT

Total (mlns) 32.394 32.247 31.954

Rate (age 16-64) 75.6 75.3 74.8

Change on qtr +146,000 n/a n/a +110,000

AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS (3mth yy figures except where stated)

APRIL MARCH FORECAST

Total pay (incl. bonuses) 2.5 2.6 2.6

single mth yy 2.5 2.5

private sector 2.6 2.7

public sector 2.4 2.3

Regular pay (ex-bonuses) 2.8 2.9 2.9

single mth yy 2.5 3.0

Real-terms total pay 0.1 0.1

Real-terms regular pay 0.4 0.4

VACANCIES MARCH-MAY FEB-APRIL MARCH-MAY ‘17

Total 818,000 807,000 785,000

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