Unemployment rises to 14.9%


#665

My brother is an electrician, those on jobseekers dont want to put in the hours and either ‘work’ for a few weeks or come up with crazy stuff during the interview process.
The only one who will work for him is a former refugee. Just one ancedotal experience. If your JS is cut, id image you had a few chances to avail of a job


#666

January 2018 Live Register

The seasonally adjusted Live Register figure in January 2018 was 238,400, down -3,000 monthly.
This is the lowest rate since Aug 2008 when it was 233,900.
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublica … nuary2018/

There were 50,231 casual and part-time workers on the Live Register in January 2018 which represents 21.2% of the total Live Register (was 59,480 in December 2016 or 21.5%)

Live Register Activation Programmes:
December 2017 was 61,072 (December 2016 was 71,828)

Persons on activation programmes are not counted as part of the monthly Live Register.
Figures available go back to Jan 2007. Lowest ever was 44,174 in Aug 2009; highest was 89,704 in Mar 2015.

Broad Jobless Rate:
If we add the total Live Register rate + Live Register Activation Programmes, the broad jobless rate stands at 12.6%
[238,400 (January 2018)+ 61,072 (December 2017)/ 2,191,400 per Labour Force Survey Q3 2017]


#667

** Labour Force Survey /QNHS Q4 2017** stats are out
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublica … rter42017/

As of Q3 2017 the QNHS has been revised and will now be called the Labour Force Survey (LFS)
cso.ie/en/csolatestnews/pres … rter32017/


Additional info per Table 7…



#668

April 2018 Live Register

The seasonally adjusted Live Register figure in April 2018 was 229,600, down -3,100 monthly.
This is the lowest rate since Jul 2008 when it was 222,800.
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublica … april2018/

There were 48,127 casual and part-time workers on the Live Register in April 2018 which represents 21.5% of the total Live Register (was 58,096 in April 2017 or 22.1%)

Live Register Activation Programmes:
March 2018 was 59,333 (March 2017 was 67,381)

Persons on activation programmes are not counted as part of the monthly Live Register.
Figures available go back to Jan 2007. Lowest ever was 44,174 in Aug 2009; highest was 89,704 in Mar 2015.

Broad Jobless Rate:
If we add the total Live Register rate + Live Register Activation Programmes, the broad jobless rate stands at 12.2%
[229,600 (April 2018)+ 59,333 (March 2018)/ 2,375,200 per Labour Force Survey Q4 2017]


#669

May 2018 Live Register

The seasonally adjusted Live Register figure in May 2018 was 224,900, down -4,100 monthly.
This is the lowest rate since Jul 2008 when it was 222,800.
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … ermay2018/

There were 46,917 casual and part-time workers on the Live Register in May 2018 which represents 21.0% of the total Live Register (was 56,966 in May 2017 or 21.7%)

Live Register Activation Programmes:
April 2018 was 58,900 (April 2017 was 66,799)

Persons on activation programmes are not counted as part of the monthly Live Register.
Figures available go back to Jan 2007. Lowest ever was 44,174 in Aug 2009; highest was 89,704 in Mar 2015.

Broad Jobless Rate:
If we add the total Live Register rate + Live Register Activation Programmes, the broad jobless rate stands at 11.9%
[224,900 (May 2018)+ 58,900 (April 2018)/ 2,375,200 per Labour Force Survey Q4 2017]


#670

** Labour force Survey Q1 2018** stats are out
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … rter12018/

As of Q3 2017 the QNHS has been revised and will now be called the Labour force Survey (LFS)
cso.ie/en/csolatestnews/pres … rter32017/

Further revisions took place in Q1 2018
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … rter12018/


#671

20/6/18: Irish Labour Force Participation Rate: Persistency of a Problem

trueeconomics.blogspot.com/2018/ … ation.html


#672

Segmented labour force, too many living in rural areas, not enough women in the labour force
Those with high participation rates generally have a high participation rate for women


#673

June 2018 Live Register

The seasonally adjusted Live Register figure in June 2018 was 219,300, down -4,800 monthly.
This is the lowest rate since Jun 2008 when it was 213,200.
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … rjune2018/

There were 45,988 casual and part-time workers on the Live Register in June 2018 which represents 20.2% of the total Live Register (was 56,337 in June 2017 or 21.0%)

Live Register Activation Programmes:
May 2018 was 54,337 (May 2017 was 58,204)

Persons on activation programmes are not counted as part of the monthly Live Register.
Figures available go back to Jan 2007. Lowest ever was 44,174 in Aug 2009; highest was 89,704 in Mar 2015.

Broad Jobless Rate:
If we add the total Live Register rate + Live Register Activation Programmes, the broad jobless rate stands at 11.6%
[219,300 (June 2018)+ 54,337 (May 2018)/ 2,353,400 per Labour Force Survey Q1 2018]


#674

Thanks Jackal.

Wow - those numbers are really falling, proportionately, quite fast now. Both the Live Register and Activation scheme numbers.

Thanks for always providing the info. It’s appreciated.


#675

30/7/18: Broader Unemployment vs Official Unemployment: Ireland

trueeconomics.blogspot.com/2018/ … icial.html


#676

July 2018 Live Register

The seasonally adjusted Live Register figure in July 2018 was 217,700, down -2,200 monthly.
This is the lowest rate since Jun 2008 when it was 213,200.
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … rjuly2018/

There were 45,145 casual and part-time workers on the Live Register in July 2018 which represents 19.3% of the total Live Register (was 55,247 in July 2017 or 20.1%)

Live Register Activation Programmes:
June 2018 was 49,005 (June 2017 was 53,279)

Persons on activation programmes are not counted as part of the monthly Live Register.
Figures available go back to Jan 2007. Lowest ever was 44,174 in Aug 2009; highest was 89,704 in Mar 2015.

Broad Jobless Rate:
If we add the total Live Register rate + Live Register Activation Programmes, the broad jobless rate stands at 11.3%
[217,700 (July 2018)+ 49,005 (June 2018)/ 2,353,400 per Labour Force Survey Q1 2018]


#677

broad jobless rate stood at 14.5% 12 months ago, it is now 11.3%

  • does that represent a real (~20%) drop in the burden on the exchequer?

#678

Probably not

Working age income supplement has reduced by ~40% since 2012 - 6billiont to 3.4billion

whereyourmoneygoes.gov.ie/en/so … tion/2018/

  • good website to see where your money is wasted

Pensions spending are up by a billion since 2012 - 6 to 7 billion

Disability etc are up a lot too since 2012 by 33% or 500 million , seriously WTF


#679

** Labour force Survey Q2 2018** stats are out
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … rter22018/

As of Q3 2017 the QNHS has been revised and will now be called the Labour force Survey (LFS)
cso.ie/en/csolatestnews/pre … veyq22018/
Further revisions took place in Q1 2018
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … rter12018/


#680

August 2018 Live Register

The seasonally adjusted Live Register figure in August 2018 was 209,900, down -6,800 monthly.
This is the lowest rate since May 2008 when it was 204,900.
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … ugust2018/

There were 43,594 casual and part-time workers on the Live Register in August 2018 which represents 19.4% of the total Live Register (was 53,643 in August 2017 or 20.3%)

Live Register Activation Programmes:
July 2018 was 48,502 (July 2017 was 51,920)

Persons on activation programmes are not counted as part of the monthly Live Register.
Figures available go back to Jan 2007. Lowest ever was 44,174 in Aug 2009; highest was 89,704 in Mar 2015.

Broad Jobless Rate:
If we add the total Live Register rate + Live Register Activation Programmes, the broad jobless rate stands at 10.8%
[209,900 (August 2018) + 49,502 (July 2018)/ 2,399,300 per Labour Force Survey Q2 2018]


#681

A fall of 6,800 in a month is a very likely a statistical quirk related to the seasonal adjustment process.

It can be due to things like the number of weeks in a month. I suspect it is due to part-time teachers signing off in August rather than September this year.


#682

September 2018 Live Register

The seasonally adjusted Live Register figure in August 2018 was 212,600, up +1,600 monthly.
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … ember2018/

There were 42,124 casual and part-time workers on the Live Register in September 2018 which represents 20.5% of the total Live Register (was 51,992 in September 2017 or 21.3%)

Live Register Activation Programmes:
August 2018 was 48,339. August 2017 was 51,065

Persons on activation programmes are not counted as part of the monthly Live Register.
Figures available go back to Jan 2007. Lowest ever was 44,174 in Aug 2009; highest was 89,704 in Mar 2015.

Broad Jobless Rate:
If we add the total Live Register rate + Live Register Activation Programmes, the broad jobless rate stands at 10.9%
[212,600 (September 2018) + 48,339 (August 2018)/ 2,399,300 per Labour Force Survey Q2 2018]


#683

October 2018 Live Register

The seasonally adjusted Live Register figure in October 2018 was 210,700, up -1,700 monthly.
This is the lowest rate since May 2008 when it was 204,900.
cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … tober2018/

There were 41,653 casual and part-time workers on the Live Register in October 2018 which represents 20.9% of the total Live Register (was 51,290 in October 2017 or 21.7%)

Live Register Activation Programmes:
September 2018 was 53,308. September 2017 was 57,633

Persons on activation programmes are not counted as part of the monthly Live Register.
Figures available go back to Jan 2007. Lowest ever was 44,174 in Aug 2009; highest was 89,704 in Mar 2015.

Broad Jobless Rate:
If we add the total Live Register rate + Live Register Activation Programmes, the broad jobless rate stands at 11.0%
[210,700 (October 2018) + 53,308 (September 2018)/ 2,399,300 per Labour Force Survey Q2 2018]


#684

Labour Force Survey Households and Family Units
Quarter 2 2012 - Quarter 2 2018

cso.ie/en/releasesandpublic … itsq22018/

10.2% of persons under 60 living in jobless households in Q2 2018

9.5% of persons aged 18-59 living in jobless households