UK unemployment remains at a ten-year low

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Figures released by the Office for National Statistics have shown that unemployment has fallen by 60,000 between October to December 2015. This fall means that unemployment remains at 5.1% with 1.69 million currently looking for work.

The ONS figures also showed that there are a record number of people in work, currently 31.42 million. Of these 22.98 million have full-time jobs with 8.43 million being in part-time employment. Pay also increased by 2.0% in the same period.

A full copy of the report (in PDF) is available here.