Saturday 24 February 2018

Unemployment falls to 13.6pc, three year low

THE seasonally adjusted Live Register dropped by 2,500 in June, new figures show.

This reduces the seasonally adjusted total to 422,900 and the standardised unemployment rate in June was 13.6pc, down from 13.7pc in May - a three year low.

According to the most recent Quarterly National Household Survey, the rate was 13.7pc in the first quarter of the year.

 

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