UK labor market – February 15th 2017 12:00 (GMT+1)


UK labor market is close to full occupancy, according to the state statistics office. The number of unemployed fell by 7,000 in the fourth quarter of 2016 to 1.6 million people in the UK, and the unemployment level stands at 4.8%, the lowest level in a decade.
The number of employees rose by 37 thousand to 31.8 million, 74.6% of the population.


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