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Bell Comments On Latest Labour Market Figures

Figures released for the period April – June 2015 show that the Northern Ireland Labour Force Survey unemployment rate was 6.5%, an increase of 0.3 percentage points over the quarter and a decrease of 0.1 percentage points over the year. More recent figures for July 2015 show that the number…

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Foster Comments on Latest Labour Market Figures

Figures released for the period February – April 2013 show that the Northern Ireland unemployment rate decreased by 0.6 percentage points over the quarter to 7.8%. More recent figures for May 2013 show that the number of unemployment benefit claimants decreased by 200 over the month. Recent figures indicate that…

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