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3.4% annual enhance in employment

3.4% annual increase in employment

The whole variety of individuals in employment in Eire has risen to 2,554,300, new figures from the Central Statistics Workplace present, representing a 3.4 per cent development within the labor pressure from round this time final 12 months.

The labor participation of individuals between 15 and 64 years previous is 73.2 %, in comparison with final 12 months (72.2 %).

The Q3 Labor Power Survey additionally reveals that complete hours labored per week additionally elevated – by 4.2 % to 80.3 million hours.

The biggest enhance in employment was among the many 45 to 54 12 months olds, with 29,200 individuals in that age group added to that workforce prior to now 12 months.

Nevertheless, there are 8,600 fewer individuals between the ages of 15 and 24 in work than on the finish of the third quarter of 2021.

Youth unemployment stands at 12 %, barely lower than final 12 months (12.1 %).

The general unemployment price is 4.5 %, or 119,100 individuals, and stays unchanged from the earlier quarter.

The biggest fall in unemployment was within the Dublin area (-9,000), adopted by the Center East area (-7,600). Unemployment within the Border area rose by 3,900.

By way of job sectors, the Human Well being & Social Work actions noticed the most important enhance in employment, with a rise of 9.8% or 30,100 individuals.

The development business additionally noticed a big enhance – by 16.8 % or 24,600 individuals.

The biggest drop in employment was within the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector, down 12,400 or 11.6 % in comparison with the third quarter of 2021.


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