Friday February 21, 2020

Some migrant findings 'concerning', says ESRI

A report on how well migrants are settling into Ireland finds, however, that many non-Irish nationals are matching Irish people in several key social and economic measures

7th November, 2018
Non-Irish more likely to have third-level education. Pic: Getty

The main author of a report by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) on how well migrants are settling into Ireland has said some “concerning” findings have emerged in relation to some groups, including African nationals.

The ESRI report finds, however, that many non-Irish nationals are matching Irish people in several key social and economic measures.

“With both high rates of employment and educational attainment, immigrants from Europe and North America are...

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