One in 10 British adults has NEVER had a paid job - despite record levels of ...

Revealed: One in 10 British adults has NEVER had a paid job - despite record levels of employment As many as 3.6million never worked, the Office for National Statistics revealed  The number of those who have not worked rose by 270,000 in ten years As many as 440,000 cannot work due to illness and 250,000 were marked as 'unemployed' 

By Zoie O'brien For Mailonline

Published: 07:32 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 07:35 GMT, 1 March 2019

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Millions of British adults have never been in paid employment, new figures have shown, despite record levels of employment.

As many as one in every ten people aged between 16 and 64 have not ever worked, the Office for National Statistics revealed.

The number of those who have not worked rose by 270,000 in ten years. The ONS revealed this week it has hit 3.6million.

It was also revealed women make up 94 per cent of those who have never worked because they are looking after the

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