Sunday January 19, 2020

Unemployment rate falls to 13.4% in August

Ireland’s unemployment rate fell in August to 13.4 per cent, down from 13.5 per cent in July 2013, with the jobless total falling to the lowest level since July 2009.

4th September, 2013
There is positive movement in recent months in the labour market.

Ireland’s unemployment rate fell in August to 13.4 per cent, down from 13.5 per cent in July 2013, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.

On a seasonally adjusted basis the Live Register total recorded a monthly decrease of 3,400, reducing the seasonally adjusted total to 415,300.

In unadjusted terms there were 435,280 people signing on the Live Register in August 2013. This represents an annual decrease of 20,976 (4.6 per cent).

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