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The latest data show:

• The number of people aged 18 or over claiming Jobseekers Allowance increased by 24,500 between May and June 2011 to 1.52 million people.

• The wider ILO measure of unemployment was 2.45 million in March-May 2011, a fall of 26,000 from the last quarter.

• The number of people in employment rose by 50,000 over the past quarter and by 309,000 over the past year to reach 29.28 million in March-May 2011


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