Labour Market headline indicators

This data provide statistics about the Liverpool workforce, both those in employment and those unemployed and are claiming Universal Credit / Jobseeker's Allowance and other out of work benefits.

All data points are the latest available data, as at 14th July 2021.

Labour market and out of work benefits
Variable Liverpool position Great Britain
Employment rate 71.3% 75.4%
Total employment 238,200 30,352,900
Unemployment rate 4.1% 4.7%
Economic inactivity rate 25.6% 20.9%
Claimant count 27,415 2,274,130
Claimant count rate 8.1% 5.6%
Claimant count rate - Aged 16-17 0.3% 0.3%
Claimant count rate - Aged 18-24 7.2% 7.7%
Claimant count rate - Aged 25-49 9.6% 6.2%
Claimant count rate - Aged 50+ 6.5% 4.3%
Industrial structure, wages and earnings
Variable Liverpool position Great Britain
Public sector employment 24% 17%
Private sector employment 76% 83%
Agriculture, utilities and mining 0.7% 2.9%
Manufacturing 3.8% 7.8%
Construction 2.7% 5.0%
Retail 13.6% 14.9%
Transport and storage 5.3% 4.8%
Accommodation and food services 8.7% 7.6%
Information and communication 3.0% 4.2%
Finance and insurance 3.4% 3.4%
Professional, scientific and technical services 9.9% 10.7%
Business, administration and support services 7.6% 8.7%
Education 9.8% 8.4%
Health 17.8% 12.8%
Arts and cultural services 6.1% 4.5%
Public admin 7.2% 4.2%
Median annual pay - resident based £24,963 £25.925
Median annual pay - work based £26,070 £25,909
Gross domestic household earnings £15,848 £21,219

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