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Unemployment falls again in the East

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

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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