Unemployment rate hits 4.8%


Stryd Herbert (Image: Gwalia)

The country's unemployment rate rose in the three months to February 2021 to 123,000— a rate of 4.8%.


This is marginally lower than the United Kingdom-wide figure of 4.9%.


The number of unemployed was 3,000 higher than three months earlier and 18,000 higher than the same time a year ago, according to figures from the Office of National Statistics.

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