Low pay survey shows jobs below NMW

20 November 2014

A survey about low pay from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows 236,000 jobs paying below the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

The ONS report notes that the 236,000 jobs with pay less than the NMW held by employees aged 16 and over in April 2014 constituted 0.9% of UK employee jobs. These included 9,000 jobs held by 16 to 17-year-olds (2.7% of jobs in this age group) and 31,000 jobs held by 18 to 20-year-olds (2.9% of jobs in this age group).