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January 17, 2023

The UK Office for National Statistics reported today that the unemployment rate for the three-month period September 2022 to November 2022, remained at 3.7%. This was down from the 4.1% reported for the same period a year ago.

There were 1.244 million unemployed people in the UK, 0.138 million fewer than from a year earlier. Employment in the UK was at 32.781 million, 0.219 million more compared to a year earlier.

Source: UK Labour Market Statistics; Statistics Canada. Table 14-10-0287-01  Labour force characteristics, monthly, seasonally adjusted and trend-cycle, last 5 months

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