IES Labour Market Overview 2006

Bates P | Report 429 | Institute for Employment Studies | Nov 2006

The IES Labour Market Overview 2006 provides information on the trends within the UK labour market in 2006.

It includes key facts, figures and commentary on the main changes in the supply and demand for labour in the UK, including:

  • the impact of population trends and retirement patterns on the UK labour supply
  • trends in employment, unemployment and economic inactivity
  • the industrial and occupational profile of employment; working arrangements and conditions
  • earnings patterns
  • changes to the UK's educational profile, work-based training and other forms of learning.