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Release: Labour Market Guidance, Interpreting Labour Market Statistics

Released: 12 September 2012


Richard Clegg

Labour Market Division

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 455400

Categories: Labour Market

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

The purpose of the Interpreting Labour Market Statistics  article is to help users of labour market statistics interpret the statistics and highlight some common misunderstandings. The article was first published on 12 September 2012 and has subsequently been updated. It is accompanied by a short video explaining the labour market concepts of employment, unemployment and economic inactivity . A more detailed Guide to Labour Market Statistics is also available.

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