Isle of Wight jobless figure down

By Martin Neville

Thursday, May 15, 2014

 

ISLE of Wight unemployment has fallen again.

The number of people claiming Job Seeker’s Allowance fell to 2,285 in April — or 2.8 per cent of the working age population — down 384 compared to March.

Compared with April 2013, the figure was down a massive 1,149.

Nationally, the number of jobless fell to 2.7 per cent and to 1.7 per cent in the South East.

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