Census Data

England and Wales: Employment history

Location Type: England and Wales, ONS Geographic Code: K04000001

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Key Facts

All Residents 59,597,542
Male 29,177,340
Female 30,420,202
Households 24,783,199
Population Density (people/km2) 394.6

This is the top-level dataset for the whole of England and Wales. Drill down further by selecting a country:

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Table Codets065
Issued2022-12-08
Unit of MeasurePerson
Number of Response Options4

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents aged 16 years and over in England and Wales who were not in employment on Census Day, 21 March 2021, by whether and when they were last employed.

Summary

Classifies people who were not in employment on Census Day into:

* Not in employment: Worked in the last 12 months
* Not in employment: Not worked in the last 12 months
* Not in employment: Never worked

Quality Statement

As Census 2021 was during a unique period of rapid change, take care when using this data for planning purposes.
Read more in our Labour market quality information for Census 2021 methodology.

Unemployment history: Total: All usual residents aged 16 years and over not in employment the week before the census 20,792,707
Not in employment: Worked in the last 12 months 2,729,755
Not in employment: Not worked in the last 12 months 12,762,983
Not in employment: Never worked 5,299,969

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