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Employment up 239,000 compared with the previous quarter

Comparing December 2013 to February 2014 with the previous three months, there was a rise in the number of employed people, and falls in both the number of people who were unemployed and the number of people not in the labour force.

Comparing December 2013 to February  2014 with the previous three months, the number of people in employment increased by 239,000 (to reach 30.39 million), the number of unemployed people fell by 77,000 (to reach 2.24 million) and the number of people not in the labour force (economically inactive) aged from 16 to 64 fell by 86,000 (to reach 8.85 million).

Categories: Labour Market, People in Work, People not in Work, Employment, Claimant Count, Economic Inactivity, Unemployment
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