UK unemployment rate 7.7 pct in June-August

The number of people unemployed decreased by 18,000 to 2.49 million, said the ONS.

UK unemployment rate 7.7 pct in June-August

World Bulletin / News Desk

The jobless rate in the United Kingdom stood 7.7 percent between June and August 2013, the country's statistics authority said.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the unemployment rate remained unchanged at from the previous three-month period.

The number of people unemployed decreased by 18,000 to 2.49 million, said the ONS.

Moreover, the number of people claiming Jobseekers' Allowance decreased by 41,700 people to 1.35 million.

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