Unemployment falls again in the East

Unemployment in East Anglia has decreased by 9,000 in the quarter to March, official figures have revealed.

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Unemployment down by 9,000 in the East

Unemployment in East Anglia has decreased by 9,000 in the quarter to March. Credit: PA

Unemployment in East Anglia has decreased by 9,000 in the quarter to March, official figures have revealed.

According to the Office for National Statistics, a total of 171,000 people were unemployed in the region between January and March.

The region's unemployment rate was 5.4% and saw a drop of 5% during the period.

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