July's figures show that the number of people unemployed reached 3.28 million, although there was a slight fall in the young person's unemployment rate as 50,000 government backed youth contracts have now been signed helping those under-25 into work.
Those aged over-50 have seen employment opportunities tighten, with the figures showing a 15.1% increase over the past 12 months in those out of work, with 711,000 currently registered with Pôle Emploi.
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