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Release: Earnings in the UK over the Past 25 Years, 2012

Released: 07 November 2012


Jamie Jenkins

Household and Labour Market Division

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455840

Categories: Jobs, Earnings, Low Pay, Hourly Earnings, National Minimum Wage, Labour Market, People in Work, Earnings by Region

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: Region

Survey name(s): Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE)

The story will look at how pay has changed in the UK since 1986, comparing increases for the lowest and highest paid.

It will look at changes since the introduction of the National Minimum Wage and also the impact of recessions over the period.

It will also show the types of jobs that pay the most as well as differences across the regions of the UK.

These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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