Unemployment in East Anglia has fallen by 6,000 in the second quarter of the year. However youth unemployment has risen.
Unemployment in the East of England and the East Midlands has risen bucking the national downward trend.
Unemployment in East Anglia rose by 15,000 in the three months to October, official figures have revealed.
Unemployment in the East of England has remained constant in the latest figures. There were 206,000 people out of work in the region in the latest quarterly statistics - the same number as in the previous quarter.
In the East Midlands, which includes Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire, unemployment stood at 180,000 in the three months ending in August - down 13,000 on the previous quarter.
Nationally unemployment fell by 50,000 between June and August to 2.53 million according to the official figures from the Office of National Statistics. The number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance last month fell by 4,000 to 1.57 million.
The latest unemployment figures will be released later today.
Last month, the number of people out of work in the East had dropped by 4,000 on the previous quarter. More than 200,000 people were unemployed in our region between April and June.
Unemployment in the Anglia region is still rising and bucking the national downward trend.
The latest quarterly figures for the three months to May reveal that 203,000 people are out of work in the East of England, a rise of 1,000 on the previous quarter.
However the figures are lower than last month.
The latest unemployment figures show a rise of 1,000 people out of work in the East of England. The latest quarterly figure for the East of England stands at 203,000.
In the East Midlands, which includes Northamptonshire, the jobless total was 193,000 in the three months to May, that's up 3,000 on the previous quarter.
Unemployment in the East of England has risen by 2,000 people against the national falling trend. According to the latest quarterly figures from the Office of National Statistics, 209,000 people are out of work in region.