Today's figures show a record high employment level, with more women in work than ever before.
This growth has been driven by a rise in permanent, private sector jobs, which suggests businesses are feeling positive about the future.
With 29,000 fewer people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance compared to this time last month, and more people in work than ever before, today's figures paint a positive picture of the UK labour market.
There are now more jobs available than at any time since the end of 2008, and more hours being worked than ever before - which shows that there are opportunities out there for people who want to work and get on in life.
The South East and East of England saw the largest rises in employment while the North East and West Midlands saw their jobless rates rise.
Unemployment is down again but where are the new jobs and do they help the long term unemployed get back into work?