In the second quarter, unemployment in the UK, calculated according to the methodology of the International Labor Organization, fell to 4%, marking a minimum since February 1975, compared to the first quarter of 4.2%, according to the Office for National Statistics. For three months, the number of unemployed decreased by 65 thousand to 1 million 360 thousand people. Compared to the same period last year, the indicator fell by 124 thousand. Employment remained at 75.6%, the highest level since 1971. The number of jobs in the country increased by 42 thousand to 32 million 390 thousand. In annual terms, growth was 313 thousand. The average wage for the week without premiums increased by 2.4%, taking into account bonuses - by 2.7%.