May 17, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
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It takes the jobless rate to 4.4% - below the rate of 4.6% for the whole of the UK.
The labour market statistics also show that employment in Scotland increased by 5,000 and now stands at 2,620,000.
In the UK as a whole, the unemployment rate is at its lowest level in 42 years.