official Labour Market Statistics released today.
According to the data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), despite 38,000 more over-50s finding work between June and August 2010, 387,000 still remain out of work.
Despite the gloomy figures, the number of over 65s in full- or part-time work rose by 0.4% to an all-time high of 846,000 in the three months from June to August 2010, up by 42,000 from the previous quarter, and a rise of 89,000 from the corresponding period in 2009.
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