Covid bulletin #34

Nov 19, 2020 | Sector & policy

This is the thirty-fourth of a series of bulletins produced by ISE to update members on key data and policy on Covid-19. This covers the period 12/11/2020-18/11/2020.

You can access all of the Covid-19 bulletins on ISE insights.

Latest Covid-19 data

Data taken from Wikipedia and from the government’s Covid-19 dashboard.

The UK has now had over 1.4 million identified Covid-19 cases and 63,873 deaths (with Covid on the death certificate). The R rate is estimated to be between 1 and 1.2 with the daily infection rate growing by 1-3%. The UK’s second wave is continuing but its rate of growth may be slowing down. However, the weekly number of cases and deaths has continued to increase.


Covid news




The economy


The labour market

This figure uses data from the Office for National Statistics to set out the proportion of the working population who are unemployed and the proportion of young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET)


The student labour market

Data taken from the ISE recruitment survey.


Student recruitment and development

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