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Employment figures in Hampshire at all time high

This was up 25,600 people on 2016, and was the largest employment rate for shire counties across the country – 905,600 (79.8 per cent of the population).
The amount in work was also higher than the national average, which recorded 74.7 per cent.
Unemployment also reached new lows in the county, with only 26,900 (2.8 per cent) out of work.
This was down 12,400 residents on the previous year. Nationally, 4.1 per cent of the population are out of work.

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