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Labour market review : 2006.
Great Britain. Office for National Statistics
imprint
New York ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
description
xiv, 120 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
ISBN
1403997357 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
New York ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
isbn
1403997357 (pbk.)
contents note
1. The labour market in the wider economy -- 2. Labour demand -- 3. Labour supply - employment -- 4. Labour supply - unemployment -- 5. Labour supply - economic inactivity -- 6. Labour costs -- App. A. Recent developments in labour market statistics -- App. B. Sources of labour market data -- App. C. Concepts and definitions -- App. D. Enquiry points.
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
11396669
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
'Employment Trends 2005' provides an overview of the demand & supply of labour in the UK in 2004. Including sections on employment, unemployment, inactivity, earnings & redundancies, this publication focuses on the economic aspects of the labour market.
Description for Bookstore
This work provides an overview of the demand and supply of labour in the UK in 2004. Including sections on employment, unemployment, inactivity, earnings and redundancies, this publication covers mainly the economic aspects of the labor market.
Main Description
Labour Market Review 2006 provides an ideal reference source for anyone who has an interest in using ONS's labour market statistics to gain insights into an important aspect of life in the UK in the 21st century. Book jacket.
Table of Contents
List of figures and tablesp. v
Forewordp. vi
Introductionp. xi
The labour market in the wider economyp. 1
The economic background to 2005p. 2
Other economic factors in 2005p. 4
Labour demandp. 5
Jobs and hours of workp. 6
Jobsp. 6
Jobs by industryp. 6
Job densitiesp. 7
Hours of workp. 7
Vacanciesp. 9
Job separations and re-employmentp. 10
Skillsp. 12
Skill shortages and gapsp. 12
Labour demand and the economic cyclep. 13
Productivityp. 13
Labour supply-employmentp. 17
Demographic trendsp. 18
Employmentp. 19
Characteristics of people in employmentp. 20
Snapshot: Familiesp. 21
Type of employmentp. 22
Usual hoursp. 22
Self-employmentp. 23
Snapshot: teleworkingp. 24
Public sector employmentp. 26
Underemploymentp. 27
International comparisons of employmentp. 27
Labour supply-unemploymentp. 29
Unemployment trendsp. 30
Characteristics of unemployed peoplep. 31
Snapshot: Sought occupation of JSA claimantsp. 32
International comparisons of unemploymentp. 34
Labour supply-economic inactivityp. 35
Economic inactivity trendsp. 36
Characteristics of economically inactive peoplep. 36
Reasons for economic inactivityp. 38
Working-age benefitsp. 40
Snapshot: Improving inactivity questions in the LFSp. 40
International comparisons of economic inactivityp. 40
Snapshot: Sickness absencep. 41
Labour costsp. 43
Labour costsp. 44
Earningsp. 44
Non-wage costsp. 46
Earnings distributionp. 47
National minimum wagep. 47
Snapshot: Gender pay gapp. 48
Tables
Historical time seriesp. 52
Appendices
Recent developments in labour market statisticsp. 95
Sources of labour market datap. 105
Concepts and definitionsp. 111
Enquiry pointsp. 119
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