UK unemployment remains at a ten-year low


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.