"Today's figures continue the positive trend of recent months and show employment in Wales at a record high.
Year-on-year, Wales has seen the joint largest increase in employment rate within the UK.
However, whilst this is welcome news for Wales, today's figures also show a continued weakness in the Welsh labour market, including a small increase in the claimant count.
They add to the strong case for action from the UK Government to better promote growth as its economic policy based on spending cuts is not working.
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