Labour market update for London – June 2016

Latest figures show continued record levels of employment London’s employment rate (i.e. the proportion of London’s resident working age population in employment) in the three months to April 2016 increased to 73.3 per cent – up by 0.5 percentage points on the previous quarter, and up by 1.4 percentage points on a year earlier. This … Read More »

London’s Economic Outlook – Spring 2016

Despite a slowing global economy the economic forecast remains positive for London.  Gordon Douglass from GLA Economics goes through the latest economic forecast. Since our previous forecasts were published in the autumn of 2015 economic conditions in London have slowed a touch but remain more upbeat than for the UK as a whole, despite continuing … Read More »

Labour market update for London – May 2016

Latest figures show record levels of employment and the lowest unemployment rate since 1992 London’s employment rate (i.e. the proportion of London’s resident working age population in employment) in the three months to March 2016 increased to 73.2 per cent – up by 0.3 percentage points on the previous quarter, and up by 1.1 percentage … Read More »

Labour market update for London – April 2016

Latest figures show continued high levels of employment London’s employment rate (i.e. the proportion of London’s resident working age population in employment) in the three months to February 2016 increased to 72.9 per cent – up by 0.1 percentage points on the previous quarter, and up by 0.8 percentage points on a year earlier. The … Read More »

Labour market update for London – March 2016

Latest figures show continued high levels of employment London’s employment rate (i.e. the proportion of London’s resident working age population in employment) in the three months to January 2016 decreased to 72.7 per cent – down by 0.3 percentage points on the previous quarter but up 0.4 percentage points on a year earlier. Despite this, … Read More »

Labour market update for London – February 2016

Latest figures show continued high levels of employment London’s employment rate (i.e. the proportion of London’s resident working age population in employment) in the three months to December 2015 increased to 72.9 per cent – up by 0.5 percentage points on the previous quarter and up 1.0 percentage points on a year earlier. The employment … Read More »

London takes a look at its household bills

Household Bills Survey London has recently been revealed as one of the least energy conscious regions in Great Britain. Statistics from the NatWest Household Bills Survey, reveal that Londoners have the lowest uptake of energy saving measures compared to any other region in Great Britain and are amongst one of the least likely regions to … Read More »

Labour market update for London – January 2016

Latest figures show continued high levels of employment London’s employment rate (i.e. the proportion of London’s resident working age population in employment) in the three months to November 2015 increased to 72.8 per cent – up by 0.3 percentage points on the previous quarter and up 1.2 percentage points on a year earlier. Similarly, although … Read More »

Social Exclusion of Older People in London

Older people can face various barriers to experiencing the full range of benefits that society affords. Poor transport links, social isolation and insufficient income can all have a detrimental impact to a person’s quality of life. This inability for an individual to benefit from the opportunities and resources that society should offer is referred to … Read More »

Regional Well-Being Indicators

A range of subjective well-being indicators that measure the respondents opinions using a score out of 10. The data source is the ONS Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, Well-Being Module, April, July and October, 2014. The data can be downloaded from the Datastore.