The EzyEducation website uses cookies to help ensure we give you the best experience.
If you continue without changing your settings, we assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the EzyEducation website.
Please refer to our Privacy and Cookies Statement to

find out more.


Labour force survey

A quarterly survey of the UK labour market completed in accordance with internationally agreed standards. It is a wider measure of unemployment than the count of the number of people receiving Job Seekers Allowance and provides far more detailed view of employment in the UK in a format that facilitates accurate international comparisons.

Below is the LFS measure of the UK unemployment rate from 1971-2014.

Forgot your password?