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Scotland Joblessness at 8-Year Low

Scotland Joblessness at 8-Year LowScotland Joblessness at 8-Year Low

Unemployment in Scotland has fallen by 25,000 to an eight-year low with the jobless rate north of the border now below the UK as a whole, official figures Wednesday revealed, STV News reported. But there are concerns that many people are “dropping out” of the labor market, with the figures also showing that the number of Scots with a job has also fallen by 8,000. Unemployment in Scotland now stands at 127,000, according to Office for National Statistics. The jobless rate is 4.6%, which is below the rate of 4.9% for the whole of the UK.


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