Belfast Telegraph

Unemployment figure rises by 11,000

Unemployment has increased by almost 11,000 in the last year, taking the rate to 14.3%, new figures have revealed.

There were 304,500 people out of work during the summer from a labour force of 2.1 million, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) said.

The report found the unemployment rate had jumped from 13.6% to 14.3% in the 12 months to the end of June.

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