Secondary School attendance levels at record high
Education Minister, Huw Lewis has welcomed statistics released today which show secondary school attendance rates in Wales continue to rise.
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- Secondary School attendance levels at record high
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- Statistics & Research
A monthly report which covers topics such as employment, indices, exports and earnings.
The Labour Force Survey estimates for the 3 months to June 2015
- The employment rate for those aged 16-64 in Wales was 71.5 per cent, up 2.4 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK rate was 73.4 per cent, up 0.6 percentage points from the same period a year earlier.
- The unemployment rate in Wales was 5.9 per cent of the economically active, down 0.7 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK rate was 5.6 per cent, also down 0.7 percentage points from the same period a year earlier.
- The economic inactivity rate for those aged 16-64 in Wales was 23.9 per cent, down 1.9 percentage points from the same period a year earlier. The UK rate was 22.1 per cent, down 0.1 percentage points from the same period a year earlier.
The claimant count rate in July 2015 for Wales was 3.1 per cent of the workforce, down 0.7 percentage points since July 2014 (UK rate 2.3 per cent, down 0.6 percentage points over the year).
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