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Gaeilge

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Date Last Updated: 01-09-2017

Survey Name:

Live Register

Survey purpose:

To provide a count of all persons under 65 years of age who are claiming Jobseekers Benefit, Jobseekers Allowance and Other registrants (e.g Social Welfare Credits) in the week containing the last Thursday in each calendar month.

Legislative Basis National:

Legislative Basis European:

Periodicity:

Monthly

Statistical Population:

All persons under 65 years of age who are claiming Jobseekers Benefit, Jobseekers Allowance and Other registrants at local Department of Social Protection (DSP) offices in the reference week.

Sampling Frame:

Full census of DSP local offices in the State

Reference Area:

State

Time Coverage:

1967-2017

Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Claim Type, Sex, Age, Region, Province, Last Occupation Held, Social Welfare Offices, and Duration.

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

Persons on the Live Register and Live Register by Age and Detailed Duration

Principal External Users:

Government, Business, Economists, Policy makers, Eurostat, National media - journalists etc.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Social & Demographic Statistics

Contact Person:

Catalina Gonzalez

Contact Person Function:

Statistician

Other Business Area Specialists:

Martina O'Callaghan, Sabrina Bowen

Contact email:

labour@cso.ie

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000