Employees in the UK: 2018
05 October 2019
Using this Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) is the official source of employee and employment estimates by detailed geography and industry and Office for National Statistics have produced a series of reports on its results.
The estimated number of employees in the UK increased by 229,500 (0.8%) between 2017 and 2018, from 30.3 million to 30.5 million.
Between 2017 and 2018, the estimated number of employees increased in all regions except the North East (down 8,900, or 0.8%) and the West Midlands (down 18,200, or 0.7%); the South East showed the greatest increase in terms of the total number of employees (up 43,700, or 1.1%).