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UK Unemployment Drops Amid Omicron Spread – Official

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Updated January 18, 2022
Photo: Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP

 

Britain’s unemployment rate dropped late last year before the onset of the Omicron coronavirus variant that has since shaken the economy, official data showed Tuesday.

The rate fell to 4.1 per cent in the three months to the end of November, from 4.2 percent in the quarter ending in October, the Office for National Statistics said in a statement.

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