Jobless rate steady at 10%, latest live register figures show

Ireland’s standardised unemployment rate remains at 10 per cent, the same figure as in March, according to new figures released by the Central Statistics Office.

On a seasonally adjusted basis, the live register recorded a total monthly decrease of 1,800 (-0.5 per cent), reducing the seasonally adjusted total to 349,500.

In unadjusted terms, there were 343,551 people signing on in April, which represents an annual decrease of just over 45,000 or 11.6 per cent.

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