GBPUSD News by Newsroom on 05:06 November 15, 2017 EST
While the number of people in work fell, the number of jobless also fell by 59,000 in the same period as the participation rate dropped, Office for National Statistics (ONS) data revealed on Tuesday.
The unemployment rate remained at 4.3% down from 4.8% a year earlier.
Wage growth remains subdued behind inflation which ran at a five-year high of 3.0% in September and October, up 2.2% on the previous year. Economists had expected wage growth of 2.1%.