18% unemployment rate in Donegal – Census 2016

first_img Facebook Previous article37 Donegal patients have received radiotherapy at AltnagelvinNext articleGardai warn of tough measure for Rally Weekend law breakers News Highland Facebook WhatsApp Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic By News Highland – June 15, 2017 Twitter Google+ Latest figures from Census 2016 show an unemployment rate of 18% in Donegal, 5% above the national average.Labour force participation in the county is 4% lower than the national average, while there is a slightly higher proportion of unpaid carers.In April 2016, there were 71,182 persons in the labour force in County Donegal, down 1.3% on2011.The labour force participation rate in the county was just over 57%, compared to just over 61% for the State overall.There were 12,829 unemployed persons in Donegal, based on the census figures, giving an overall unemployment rate for the county of 18%. This compared to a national unemployment rate of 13%.There were 22,365 retired people in the county, and 13,329 students aged 15 and over.14.4% of Donegal’s population indicated that they had a disability, compared to 13.5% nationally.4.5% of Donegal residents provided regular unpaid personal help for a friend or family member, slightly higher than the national average, while 85.6% of Donegal residents stated that their health was either good or very good, slightly lower than the national figure. Pinterestcenter_img Google+ WhatsApp Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Harps come back to win in Waterford 18% unemployment rate in Donegal – Census 2016 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterestlast_img

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