Employment in Britain stood at 72.3% between November and January, the highest level in five years.
Employment Minister Esther McVey said the increase was "fuelled by businesses and entrepreneurs across the country who are feeling increasingly confident with the improving economy".
However, Paul Kenny, general secretary of the GMB union, called on the government to "show more urgency to help its main victims, nearly one million young workers out of work, into proper jobs".
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