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Ireland Jobless Rate Eases

Ireland Jobless Rate EasesIreland Jobless Rate Eases

New figures from the Ireland’s Central Statistics Office show that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 9.4%, down from 9.5% in August. The seasonally adjusted employment rate for September of last year was 10.9%, RTE reported. The CSO said the seasonally adjusted number of people who were unemployed stood at 205,300 in September, a fall of 800 from August and a decrease of 28,100 when compared to the same month last year. Today’s figures also reveal that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September was 10.5% for males, down from 10.6% in August and from 12.3% last year. Unemployment rate for women this month was 8.1%, unchanged from the previous month and down from 9.2% in September 2014. Meanwhile, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for persons aged between 15 and 24 years was 20.6% in September, easing slightly from a rate of 20.7% in August. The jobless rate here compares with a eurozone average of 10.9%.

Financialtribune.com