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Employment up 254,000 compared with the previous quarter

Comparing March to May 2014 with December 2013 to February 2014, there was a large increase in employment and a large fall in unemployment.

Comparing March to May 2014 with December 2013 to February 2014, the number of people in employment increased by 254,000 (to reach 30.64 million), the number of unemployed people fell by 121,000 (to reach 2.12 million) and the number of people not in the labour force (economically inactive) aged from 16 to 64 fell by 67,000 (to reach 8.78 million).
 

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