Nomis – free access to the most detailed and up-to-date UK labour market statistics

Nomis – which used to stand for National Online Manpower Information System (the acronym was dropped after it was ruled non-PC, but NOMIS was retained as a brand name) – offer a range of datasets covering aspects of the labour market, life events and other topics from the Office for National Statistics.

This page will help you get started with the site and give you a better understanding about the types of information available.

Nomis is run by the University of Durham on behalf of the Office for National Statistics. First launched in 1981, Nomis houses an extensive range of government statistical information on the UK labour market including Employment, Unemployment, Earnings and Annual Population Survey, such as:

There’s lots of useful information on NOMIS including, for example, this data-set that shows the inflow and outflow of workers by local authority area, where they travel to work, or where they travel from to work in an area.