Unemployment rate is still falling



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The number of unemployed people claiming job seekers allowance in North East Beds has fallen.

In May 2014 it was 992, 1.7 per cent of the economically active population aged 16 to 64. This is 502 claimants fewer than in May 2013, and 40 fewer than April 2014.

North East Beds was ranked 517th of the 650 UK constituencies, with the 650th having the lowest unemployment rate.