Zero-hours contract: employees with no hours in previous week UK 2014-2019

This statistic shows the number of employees on zero-hour contracts who worked no hours in a previous week in the United Kingdom between 2014 and 2019. Between 2014 and 2019 the number of zero-hours contract holders who didn't work rose from 88 thousand to 143 thousand.

Number of employees on zero-hours contracts who did not work any hours in reference week in the United Kingdom from 2014 to 2019

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Release date

August 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2014 to 2019

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

It should be noted that responses to the Labour Force Survey can be affected by whether or not respondents recognise the term “zero-hours contract”.

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