Labour Market Information

Headline labour market indicators, 3 months to November 2021.

Output projections and the demand and supply of skills between 2014 and 2024. Summary of trends with a specific focus on Wales.

Releases of official statistics and research on Wales.

The Welsh Food and Drink industry is one of Wales’s largest business sectors.

Get outdoors!

Tourism is big business in Wales.

What is Labour Market Information? (LMI)

Access information on labour market trends and changes.

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Skills and Employment Survey: Work in Wales, 2006 to 2017

The Skills and Employment Survey 2017 is the seventh in a series of surveys of jobs in Britain, as reported by the workers who do them, stretching back over 30 years.

The Future of Work in Wales - the impact of technology on jobs in the future

The greater use of artificial intelligence and robotics is set to dramatically alter the kinds of jobs available in Wales within the next 20 years according to a report by the Wales Centre for Public Policy.

Working Futures 2017-27 – Wales summary report and regional projections

The 2017-27 edition is the seventh iteration of these projections.

The Welsh economy in numbers: interactive dashboard

8 indicators showing how the Welsh economy is performing in relation to the other English regions and UK countries.

The skills demand: Employer Skills Survey UK Report Factsheet

The Welsh Government is seeking to expand and broaden the use of Labour Market Intelligence across Wales.

STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

1 in 5 new jobs in the UK by 2022, will be a STEM job

Busting some myths

There are many misconceptions about employing older workers. Take a look at evidence from research and actual commercial experience that dispel some of these.

Learn more about Welsh Statistics

Llywodraeth Cymru | Welsh Government

Welsh Government

Key economic statistics

A monthly report which covers topics such as employment, indices, exports and earnings.

  • The Labour Force Survey estimates.
  • Employment rate.
  • Unemployment rate.
  • Economic inactivity rate.
  • Claimant count rate.


Info Base Cymru


Access to a wide range of data locally and nationally on Wales.

Data Cymru

Data Cymru


Putting data and intelligence at the heart of public service delivery.

Learn more about UK Statistics



A service provided by the Office for National Statistics, ONS, to give you free access to the most detailed and up-to-date UK labour market statistics from official sources.

Census Statistics


Help paint a picture of the nation and how we live. They provide a detailed snapshot of the population and its characteristics, and underpin funding allocation to provide public services.

The population of England and Wales on Census Day, 27 March 2011, was 56,075,912.



UK Official Statistics produced impartially and free from political influence.

Leading research into graduate careers

What do graduates do?

Exploring what graduates were doing 6 months after they graduated.

Graduate Market Trends

Contemporary debates in higher education, graduate employment and career learning.


Federation for Industry Sector Skills & Standards


The Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards represents, promotes and supports the 21 Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) across the UK, and has the unique role of positioning SSC’s effectively in the skills systems across the UK nations. The SSC’s themselves work with over 550,000 employers to define skills needs and skills standards in their industry, and on occasion will produce specific LMI for their sectors.

View more Regional Information

North Wales Economic Ambition Board

Find out what developments are happening in north Wales and the opportunities they provide.

Regional Learning and Skills Partnership south west and mid Wales

View labour market information relevant to the south west and mid Wales areas.

Cardiff Capital Region Skills Partnership

Get information on employment and skills demands in the Cardiff Capital Region.