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Irish unemployment rate unchanged at 5.3% in December

Written by Robert McHugh, on 9th Jan 2019. Posted in Ireland

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Ireland's unemployment rate remained at a 10-year low of 5.3% in December, the central statistics office said on Tuesday.

The jobless rate has fallen from 6.4% a year ago and a financial crisis-peak of 16% in 2012, when Ireland was midway through a three-year international bailout. (Reuters)

Source: www.businessworld.ie

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