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'Inactivity' warning as Wales jobless rate falls to 6.7%

The unemployment rate in Wales has fallen to 6.7% compared with 7.2% for the UK over the last quarter.

Wales has seen the largest fall in unemployment in all UK nations and regions over the last year, said UK Employment Minister Esther McVey.

The Office for National Statistics figures show the jobless total in Wales fell by 12,000 over the last quarter.

But an academic warns that not all of those people actually found work.

BBC Wales' economics correspondent Sarah Dickins reports.

  • 19 Mar 2014
  • From the section Wales
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