British official jobless rate steady at 7.8 percent

15th September 2010, Comments 0 comments

Britain's unemployment rate stood at 7.8 percent in the three months to the end of July, unchanged from the level in the three months to June, official data showed on Wednesday.

The number of unemployed people meanwhile dropped by 8,000 in the three months to the end of July to reach 2.47 million, the Office for National Statistics said in a statement.


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