Percentage of workless households in the United Kingdom (UK) where all members have never worked from 2004 to 2017*
Share of households where all members have never worked 2004-2017
This statistic shows worklessness in the United Kingdom (UK) by displaying the amount of workless households in the UK where all members have never worked, as a percentage of all households from October-December 2004 to October-December 2017.
To see the rate of workless households generally, from 2000 to 2017, click here.
Percentage of workless households in the United Kingdom (UK) where all members have never worked from 2004 to 2017*
Households never workedExcluding student households
20171.6%1.2%
20161.5%1.2%
20151.5%1.2%
20141.6%1.2%
20131.5%1.1%
20121.5%1.2%
20111.9%1.4%
20101.7%1.3%
20091.6%1.3%
20081.6%1.3%
20071.7%1.4%
20061.5%1.3%
20051.5%1.3%
20041.5%1.2%
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Source

Release date

April 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

October-December 2004 to October-December 2017

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

* A workless household is a household that includes at least one person aged 16 to 64 where no-one aged 16 or over is in employment.
A household is defined as having never worked if all members aged 16 years or more are currently not in employment and state that they have never had paid work (apart from casual or holiday work, or the job that they are waiting to begin).

Figures taken from October-December for each year.

Share of households where all members have never worked 2004-2017
This statistic shows worklessness in the United Kingdom (UK) by displaying the amount of workless households in the UK where all members have never worked, as a percentage of all households from October-December 2004 to October-December 2017.
To see the rate of workless households generally, from 2000 to 2017, click here.
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