Unemployment Falls By 7,000 In The North East

13 May 2015, 09:41

The number of people out of work in the North East's fallen by 7,000 in the three months between January and March

Official figures show there were 96,030 people who were unemployed in our region during that time. 

It's fallen by 33,000 compared to this time last year.

More men than women were out of work here - with 51,000 jobless men in the North East compared to 45,000 women.

But the North East still has the highest unemployment rate in the country, at 7.5%.


More follows...

Amanda Holden Spills The Beans On Her Relationship

Amanda Holden Reveals She Has 'Always Loved' Simon Cowell

Scarlett Moffatt Opens Up About Her Split

WATCH: Scarlett Moffatt Reveals How She Is Coping With Her Break Up

Rachel Riley left red faced

Rachel Riley Left Blushing After Rude 8 Letter Word Appeared On Countdown!

Mel Sue Mary Berry

Mel And Sue Will Reunite With Mary Berry For A Christmas Special