Food Banks in the UK

The Trussell Trust, a charity working to end the need of food banks, has reported a 15% drop in the number of three-day emergency food parcels it distributed between 31 March 2021 and 1 April 2022, compared to the year before. This was still an increase of 14% compared to the year 2019-2020, before the pandemic. In 2021-22 it distributed 2.1 million food parcels in the UK.

Food Banks in the UK

Women and the economy

This paper provides statistics and analysis on women’s participation in the labour market and in business across the UK. It tracks trends by employment type, industry, occupation, region and country, ethnic group and disability status, as well as the gender pay gap and women leading businesses.

Women and the economy