Live Register figures ease by 0.3% in May, CSO data shows

June 12, 2024

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the seasonally adjusted Live Register total fell by 0.3% to 173,200 people in May when compared to the previous month.

The CSO said the unadjusted Live Register total stood at 168,406 people, down 4.6% from the same month last year.

Of the 168,406 people on the unadjusted Live Register in May, 54.9% were male and 69.5% were Irish.

The 35-44 age group made up the largest number of those on the Live Register during the month at 39,501 people or 23.5% of the total.

There was a rise in the number of people on the Live Register in three counties in the 12 months to May – Meath, Laois and Kildare.

In May, there were 107,051 people on the Live Register for less than one year, which was 6,438 fewer people than the same time last year.

Article Source – Live Register figures ease by 0.3% in May, CSO data shows – RTE

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