Youth unemployment

Figures out today show unemployment in the East is falling, but there's concern over growing numbers of young people without work.

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Unemployment falls in the East

The number of people out of work in the East of England has fallen.

There were 203,000 people unemployed in this region, between April and June. That's a drop of around 6,000 people compared to the previous quarter.

The unemployment rate in the East of England is 6.5%.

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