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Labour Market

  • The Monthly Unemployment rate for April 2022 was 4.8 % for all persons aged 15-74 years
  • The seasonally adjusted Live Register decreased by 2.2% to 177,100 over the month to April 2022
  • Increased employment levels resulted in 6.8 million extra hours worked per week (+9.6%) in Q4 2021 compared to Q4 2020
  • Average weekly earnings up 2.0% in year to Q4 2021
  • Labour Market Insight Series
  • Impact of Selected COVID-19 Income Supports on Employees - Insights from Real Time Administrative Sources, Series 3
  • COVID-19 Income Supports - An Analysis of Recipients
  • Pandemic Unemployment Payment Recipients by Local Electoral Area
  • Information Note - Implications of COVID-19 on the Live Register and the Monthly Unemployment Estimates - March 2020
  • Technical Note - Monthly Unemployment and COVID-19 Adjusted Estimates - March 2020
  • Information Note - Implications of COVID-19 on the Labour Force Survey - Quarter 1 2020
  • Technical Note - Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - Quarter 1 2020
  • Technical Note - Monthly Unemployment and COVID-19 Adjusted Estimates - updated July 2020
  • Information Note - Implications of COVID-19 on the Labour Force Survey - Quarter 2 2020 Update
  • Technical Note - Live Register August 2020
  • Technical Note – Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - updated Quarter 2 2020
  • Monthly Unemployment and COVID-19 Adjusted Estimates August 2020 Technical Note
  • Technical Note – Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - updated Quarter 3 2020
  • Technical Note – Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - updated Quarter 4 2020
  • Technical Note – Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - updated Quarter 1 2021
  • Technical Note – Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - updated Quarter 2 2021
  • Technical Note – Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - updated Quarter 3 2021
  • Technical Note – Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - updated Quarter 4 2021
  • Monthly Unemployment Estimates March 2022 Technical Note