Jobless rate down to 7.3%

Jobless rate down to 7.3%

The unemployment rate was down slightly this month to 7.3% - a drop of 0.2% compared to October, or 160,700 in total.

The figure is 36,000 fewer than the same time last year, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office.

The number of people unemployed was 160,700 in November 2016, down from 164,100 when compared to the October 2016 figure and a decrease of 36,200 when compared to November 2015.


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