Unemployment fell in Derry last month but new figures show there are still more than 6,000 people on the dole in the city.
New figures released this morning show a total of 6,121 people claimed unemployment related benefits in Derry during October - a fall of 68 since September.
The figures show 8.6% of the workforce claimed benefits in Derry last month - twice the rate of Antrim, Castlereagh and North Down.
Derry’s rate remains the highest in the North.
Read more in Friday’s ‘Journal’.