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Friday, 2 September 2011

Percentage of workless households falls

The percentage of UK households in which no adults work has fallen once gain, according to the latest industry figures.

Data published by the Office for National Statistics shows that many more UK adults are entering the employment market, even if they have not worked previously.

Overall, the proportion of UK households in which no adults work was 18.8 per cent in the three months, down 0.3 percentage points from the same quarter in 2010.

Meanwhile, the proportion of households where all adults work was up by 0.5 percentage points from a year earlier to stand at 53.5 per cent.

There were 1.8 million children living in workless households, down 26,000 from a year earlier, according to the figures, which received praise from the Trades Union Congress general secretary, Brendan Barber.

"The welcome fall in workless households is thanks largely to government support in helping lone parents into work," he explained, adding that he hopes to see a continuation of the trend when the next set of figures are released later this year.

He once again stressed that the only solution to long-term unemployment is job creation coming from sustained economic growth.

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Source: The Sales Director News

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