Ireland’s unemployment rate retreated last month to the lowest level since April 2010, official data showed on Wednesday.
“The standardised unemployment rate (SUR) in July 2013 was 13.5 percent, down from 13.6 percent in June 2013,” the Central Statistics Office (CSO) said in a statement.
The figure represents the lowest rate for more than three years, and is well down from the high point of 15.1 percent in February 2012.
“In unadjusted terms there were 441,976 people signing on the Live Register in July 2013. This represents an annual decrease of 18,347,” the CSO added.
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