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This paper contains labour market figures for parliamentary constituencies, as well as a summary of the latest national and regional statistics.

• The number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance decreased by 25,100 between March 2014 and April 2014 to 1.12 million people aged 18 or over, the lowest level since November 2008.

• The unemployment rate was 6.8% in January-March 2014. The ILO measure of unemployment was 2.21 million people, down 133,000 from the previous quarter and down 309,000 from the previous year.

• 30.43 million people were in employment in January-March 2014, up 283,000 from the previous quarter and up 722,000 from the previous year. The employment rate was 72.7%.

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