Slight decrease in Live Register numbers

Slight decrease in Live Register numbers

There was a slight drop of 3,400 people on the Live Register this month.

There were 382,800 people signing on this month according to the seasonally-adjusted figures.

Compared to the same period last year, current numbers represent a drop of over 36,000 people who are unemployed.

The standardised unemployment rate for this month stands at 11.5%, down slightly from 11.6% last month.


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