Unemployment in Yorkshire dropped by 3,000 in the quarter to June, official figures have revealed.
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), a total of 174,000 people were unemployed in the region between April and June.
The region's unemployment rate was 6.5% and saw a drop of 1.7% during the period.
Nationwide, unemployment increased for the second month in a row, reaching 1.85 million.
The jobless total went up by 25,000 in the quarter, the first time there have been two consecutive rises for two years.
The ONS said it was possible the jobs market was "levelling off".