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UK — Statistical bulletin: Characteristics of People and Households Without a Private Pension

October 1, 2014 Comments off

Statistical bulletin: Characteristics of People and Households Without a Private Pension
Source: Office for National Statistics

Key points

  • For those below retirement age, 45% of men and 49% of women in Great Britain did not have any private pension savings in 2010-2012.
  • 95% of men and women working in Accommodation and food service industries did not pay into a private pension in the UK in 2012. In ‘Public administration, defence and social security’ only 7% of men and 9% of women did not pay into a private pension.
  • A third of employees, nearly half of the self-employed and around 80% of men and women ‘not in work’ did not have any private pension savings in Great Britain in 2010-2012.
  • 76% of women in routine occupations did not have a private pension in Great Britain in 2010-2012 compared to 15% of women in higher managerial and professional occupations, a difference of 61 percentage points.
  • The median of the sum of property, physical and financial wealth was £160,000 for households with a private pension in Great Britain. This is nearly seven times larger than for households without a private pension at £23,900.
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Trends in the United Kingdom Housing Market, 2014

September 25, 2014 Comments off

Trends in the United Kingdom Housing Market, 2014
Source: Office for National Statistics

This article brings together published data on the United Kingdom housing market to provide analysis and commentary regarding recent trends.

UK — Human Capital Estimates, 2013

September 5, 2014 Comments off

Human Capital Estimates, 2013
Source: Office for National Statistics

This release looks at the changes in human capital values between 2004 and 2013, including during the economic downturn. It also includes analysis showing breakdowns by age, gender and education level. Human capital is the value of individuals’ skills, knowledge, abilities, social attributes, personality and health attributes. These factors enable individuals to work, and therefore produce something of economic value. It is measured as the sum of the total potential future earnings of everyone in the labour market.

Self-employed workers in the UK – 2014

August 29, 2014 Comments off

Self-employed workers in the UK – 2014
Source: Office for National Statistics

Key Points

  • Self-employment higher than at any point over past 40 years
  • Rise in total employment since 2008 predominantly among the self-employed
  • Rise predominately down to fewer people leaving self-employment than in the past
  • The number of over 65s who are self-employed has more than doubled in the past 5 years to reach nearly half a million
  • Self-employed workers tend to be older than employees and are more likely to work higher (over 45) or lower (8 or less) hours
  • The number of women in self-employment is increasing at a faster rate than the number of men (although men still dominate self employment)
  • The most common roles are working in construction and taxi driving and in recent years there have been increases in management consultants
  • Average income from self-employment fallen by 22% since 2008/09
  • Across the European Union the UK has had the third largest percentage rise in self-employment since 2009

Unexplained Deaths in Infancy: England and Wales, 2012

August 28, 2014 Comments off

Unexplained Deaths in Infancy: England and Wales, 2012
Source: Office for National Statistics

Key Points

  • 221 unexplained infant deaths occurred in England and Wales in 2012, a rate of 0.30 deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • Almost three-quarters (71%) of these unexplained deaths were recorded as sudden infant deaths, and 29% were recorded as unascertained.
  • Unexplained infant deaths accounted for 8% of all infant deaths occurring in 2012.
  • Eight out of ten unexplained infant deaths occurred in the post-neonatal period (between 28 days and 1 year).
  • Almost two-thirds (64%) of unexplained infant deaths were boys in 2012 (141 deaths).
  • The rate of unexplained infant death was three times higher among low birthweight babies (less than 2,500g) than babies with a normal birthweight (2,500g and over).

Baby Names in England and Wales, 2013

August 19, 2014 Comments off

Baby Names in England and Wales, 2013
Source: Office for National Statistics

Key Findings

  • Oliver and Amelia were the most popular first names given to babies born in England and Wales in 2013. Amelia has been in the top spot since 2011 while Oliver replaced Harry, the top name in 2011 and 2012.
  • In England, Amelia was the most popular name in all regions and Oliver was the most popular name in five out of the nine regions.
  • In Wales, Oliver was the most popular name, replacing Jacob, while Amelia has been the most popular name since 2012.
  • Oscar and George replaced Alfie and Riley in the top 10 most popular names, climbing from number 17 to 7 and number 12 to 10 respectively.
  • Poppy replaced Lily in the top 10 most popular names, climbing from number 13 to 7.

Dependent Children Usually Resident in England and Wales with a Parental Second Address, 2011

August 15, 2014 Comments off

Dependent Children Usually Resident in England and Wales with a Parental Second Address, 2011
Source: Office for National Statistics

Dependent children who shared their time between two different parental addresses were analysed for the usually resident population in England and Wales using 2011 Census data. Analysis includes the age and sex profiles of these children in 2011, as well as their geographical distribution and location of their usual residence and parental second address.

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