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Friday 15 December 2017

Jobless rate down to 10.1pc

EMPLOYMENT

THE unemployment rate dropped to 10.1pc in February, down from 10.3pc-a-month earlier, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

On a seasonally adjusted basis the Live Register total recorded a monthly decrease of 4,300 in February 2015, reducing the seasonally adjusted total to 355,600.

In unadjusted terms there were 355,124 people signing on the Live Register in February 2015 - this represents an annual decrease of 42,945 or 10.8pc.

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