30,000 PEOPLE BACK IN WORK AS ECONOMY CONTINUES TO IMRPOVE

Unemployment fell by almost 20% in the year to March – a fall of 30,000 people.

The Central Statistics Office has published its Labour Force Survey for the first three months of the year.

The number of people in work has increased by 3% – with 2.2 million people now working.

The number of people classed as long-term unemployed, meaning they’re out of work for a year or more – has fallen by 40%.

More News