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Unemployment rate falls to 4.1%

Stryd Herbert (Image: Gwalia)

The country's unemployment rate fell in the three months to June 2021 to 62,000— a rate of 4.1%.

This is lower than the United Kingdom-wide figure of 4.7%.

Only Northern Ireland and the east and south west of England have a lower proportion of people unemployed.

68,000 jobs in Cymru still being protected by the UK government's furlough scheme, which is due to finish at the end of September.

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