Irish unemployment rate falls to 8.6% in March from 8.8%

The CSO said youth unemployment fell to 19% in March from 20%

5th April, 2016
The jobless rate stood at 8.6% in March

The youth unemployment rate, for those aged 15 to 25 years, fell to 19 per cent last month from 20 per cent in February.

Jobs Minister Richard Bruton welcomed the improvement in the jobs market where unemployment has fallen from a peak of more than 15 per cent.

“However at 187,700, there are still far too many people unemployed, and we must redouble our efforts to continue the progress on job-creation and reduced unemployment, and to ensure that it impacts...

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