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Unemployment falls by 5,000

Unemployment has fallen by 5,000 in Wales with 121,000 now out of work. The figures were released by the Office of National Statistics this morning.

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Monthly unemployment figures due

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, showing how many people in Wales - and across the UK - are out of work, are due out later this morning.

Last month's figures showed the level of unemployment fell slightly, with employment in Wales increasing by 40,000 to 1.377 million.

The employment rate increased by 1.6 per cent - the largest rise among all devolved countries and English regions.

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