The unemployment rate is at 4%, the lowest since 1975

The unemployment rate has fallen further this month, to 4%, with a higher proportion of black and ethnic minority (BME) people in work than ever before.

As young people in England and Wales await their A-level results on Thursday, the proportion of young people who are unemployed and not in full time education is at a record low of 4.7%

Meanwhile, there are also a record number of older people in work – over 10.2 million.

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