Live Register is Up!

5 Mar 2007

Today the CSO released the Live Register figures for February 2007 and the monthly change shows an increase of 1,500 amongst the seasonally adjusted figure to 157,800. Last week the Quarterly National Household Survey for Quarter 4 in 2006 said that unemployment was running at 4.2%.

In today's release the CSO noted that unemployment has risen slightly to 4.3%.

Over the past few days' commentators have discussed the new six-month low in IIB/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index and noted that