UK Employment Rate up to 73%

The employment rate for the three months to May 2010 was 72.3 per cent, up 0.3 on the quarter.
The employment rate for the three months to May 2010 was 72.3 per cent, up 0.3 on the quarter. The number of people in employment increased by 160,000 on the quarter to reach 28.98 million. The quarterly increase in total employment was mainly driven by part-time employees, which increased by 117,000 on the quarter to reach 6.63 million, and self-employment, which rose by 59,000 on the quarter to reach 3.93 million. The number of full-time employees fell by 22,000 on the quarter to reach 18.20 million...

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