Labour Market Intelligence

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.

StatsWales is a free-to-use service that allows you to view, manipulate, create and download tables from Welsh data.

What is Labour Market Information? (LMI)

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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.


Data Cymru

Data Cymru


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


Info Base Cymru


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


Stats Wales


StatsWales is a free-to-use service that allows you to view, manipulate, create and download tables from Welsh data.

Learn more about Regional Statistics

Welsh Government has produced a set of three Regional Labour Market Intelligence Reports to provide Regional Skills Partnerships (RSPs) with a consistent set of core labour market intelligence (LMI) available on which to base their Regional Employment and Skills Plans.

In addition to aiding the Regional Skills Partnerships, the Regional LMI Reports should form an easily accessible source of regional LMI for all users.

Regional Learning Partnership


South West and Central Wales Regional Learning and Skills Observatory is a central interactive online information system providing local data and intelligence, for learning, skills and the labour market in south west and central Wales.

North Wales Economic Observatory


North Wales Economic Observatory intelligent data to support and improve current and future businesses within the north Wales regional economy.

South East Wales Skills Observatory

The South East Wales Skills Observatory (SEWSO) Supporting Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) data for the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR).

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.