Category: unemployment

Covid-19 unemployment support payments to be increased to €350

The Government is to increase the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Support payment for people who have been laid-off due to the virus from €203 to €350.  The payment will also apply to the self-employed affected by the virus. However, people who are already unemployed due to reasons other than Covid-19 will remain on the usual Jobseekers’ […]

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Unemployment edges up in January – CSO

The unemployment rate rose slightly in January, according to the Central Statistics Office, but continues to fall on an annual basis. The seasonally-adjusted rate stood at 4.8% last month – up 0.1 percentage points compared to December. However it is 0.3 percentage points lower than the rate recorded in January 2019. Last month the seasonally-adjusted […]

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Unemployment rate unchanged at 4.8% in December – CSO

The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.8% in December to stay at the lowest level in almost 13 years, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.  The jobless figure has been steady at 4.8% for three months in a row. Today’s CSO figures show that the seasonally adjusted number of people who were unemployed […]

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Unemployment rate dips to 5.2% in August – CSO

Unemployment rate dips to 5.2% in August – CSO The unemployment rate fell marginally in August, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. The latest monthly unemployment figures show unemployment at 5.2%, down from 5.3% in July. The CSO said there were 126,000 people unemployed last month, down 6,400 compared to August […]

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Unemployment rate remains at 5.4% in April – CSO

Unemployment rate remains at 5.4% in April – CSO New Central Statistics Office figures show that the country’s unemployment rate remained at an 11-year low of 5.4% in April. The CSO said the seasonally adjusted number of people who were without a job stood at 129,700 in April, a decrease of 10,200 when compared to […]

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