Unemployment is at a seven-year low of 1.83 million, official figures showed today.
In the first quarter of this year it fell by 35,000, although this was the smallest for almost two years.
The number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance last month also fell by 12,600 to 763,800, said the Office for National Statistics.
Average earnings increased by 1.9% in the year to March - 0.2% up on the previous month.
The UK now has an employment rate of 73.5%, which is one of the highest since records began in 1971.