ERC Chart of Week:Employment & Earnings

Employment and Earnings   Summary: After peaking at a new record level in March, total employment levels fell very slightly in April (but the trajectory remains promising), while real earnings have recovered somewhat in the last year. What does the chart show? This week’s chart shows both employment and earnings. The blue line, measured against […]

ERC Chart of Week – Full Employment

Full Employment Summary: David Cameron set out his aims for “full employment” this week, defining it as having a higher employment rate than other developed economies. The UK is already doing better in this category than many of our rivals, but we have a long way to go to become top. What does the chart […]

ERC – Chart of the Week- Employment and Earnings

Summary: Employment and Earnings: while the total level of employment in the UK continues to break records, real average wages are still declining steadily.     What does the chart show? This week’s chart shows both employment and earnings. The blue line, measured against the left hand axis in millions of people, shows the total […]