Employment by Country of Birth and Nationality - Commons Library Standard Note

Published 18 February 2015 | Standard notes SN07056

Authors: Aliyah Dar

Topic: Employment

In Q4 2014, 26.16 million UK born people aged 16 and over were working in the UK, while 4.78 million non-UK born people were employed in the UK.

In Q4 2014, there were 27.99 million UK nationals aged 16 and over employed in the UK. The number of non-UK nationals working in the UK has also increased from 1.00 million in Q4 1997 to 2.96 million in Q3 2014. This is the highest level of employment for both UK and non UK nationals since 1997

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