Jobless rate falls to 7.8% in May

Youth unemployment fell to 15%, the CSO said

31st May, 2016
The jobless rate fell to 7.8% in May

The

unemployment rate fell to an eight-year low of 7.8 per cent in May from 7.9 per cent in April and 9.6 per cent a year ago, the

Central Statistics Office said.

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