Unemployment In Tralee Rises For Second Consecutive Month

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Social Welfare

Social Welfare

THE amount of people signing on the live register in Tralee rose in January for a second consecutive month.

The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in the Tralee area is now 5,186. Though there has been slight climb of people unemployed, the figure is 458 less than January 2015.

The total across the county in Kerry’s seven social welfare offices is 12,725. In Killarney, 2,316 are signing on and in the Listowel the figure is just under 2,300.

Jobless figures in Tralee over the past year

January 2016 – 5,186

December 2015 – 5,154

November – 5,043

October – 5,093

September – 5,220

August – 5,713

July – 5,701

June – 5,609

May – 5,425

April – 5,438

March – 5,534

February – 5,644

January – 5,572

One Comment

  1. This is very sobering reading. How is Kerry surviving at all? Politicians. This is the main issue!

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