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ONS Report on Zero Hours Contracts - South West Highest Percentags

Level and rate of people on zero-hours contracts, by region and Industry

 

 October to December, 2014      

                            

UK, not seasonally adjusted   

Number of people in employment on a zero hour contract.

Percent of people in employment on a zero hour contract.    

                                                          People         %

England                                             596,000    2.3    

North East                                         28,000      2.3    

North West                                        77,000      2.3    

Yorkshire and Humber                        59,000      2.4    

East Midlands                                     48,000      2.1    

West Midlands                                    67,000      2.6

East of England                                   70,000     2.4    

London                                               77,000     1.8

South East                                          97,000     2.2    

South West                                         73,000     2.8              

                   Source: ONS Labour Force Survey  

 Zero-hours contract - is where a person is not contracted to work a set number of hours, and is only paid for the number of hours that they actually work.

 

Level and rate of people on zero-hours contracts, by industry

October to December, 2014 (UK, not seasonally adjusted)

Industry                                                     People        %

Production including Agriculture                32,000        0.8

Construction                                            26,000        1.2

Wholesale and Retail                                72,000        1.8

Accommodation and Food                         159,000     10.0

Information, Finance, Professional             31,000       0.6

Admin and support services                        53,000      3.7

Public admin                                                        0        0

Education                                                  50,000      1.6

Health and Social work                              149,000     3.6

Transport, Arts, Other services                   111,000     3.5

              Source: ONS Labour Force Survey

 

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