The unemployment rate in Wales remains lower than the UK average, according to figures published by the Office for National Statistics.
The figures also reveal that the employment level in Wales has increased by 11,000 over the past year.
The statistics show:
- The employment level in Wales is up 2,000 over the quarter to 1.451 million. Over the year, the level increased by 11,000.
- Total employment for the UK rose by 92,000 over the quarter to 31,854 million - a joint record high.
- Total UK unemployment decreased by 31,000 over the quarter to 1.584 million - It has not been lower since June to August 1975.
The Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns, says he welcomes the latest statistics.