The Live Register dropped by 4,400 last month.
The CSO has released seasonally adjusted figures showing the decrease of 1.4%.
There were 312,700 people signing on the Live Register in April.
Last month 54.8% (167,563) of all claimants on the Live Register were short term claimants. That’s up 0.9% on last year.
You can read the figures in full here.