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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Jobless

All time
# poverty line
Almost one in six Irish households is jobless
The rate refers to households where no adult is working.
# Touchy subject
A Twitter row over this incredibly vague graph climaxed with a FG TD calling a voter a "moron"
That escalated REALLY quickly.
# Unemployment
What can be done to help Ireland's "unacceptable" rate of jobless households?
A new report has come up with a number of proposed solutions.
# Signing on
Live Register: Far more men than women are dropping their claims
There was a 1,600 decrease in the Live Register figures, once seasonally adjusted.
# crisis
Unemployment down in eurozone but 18 million still jobless
Greece is still the country faring the worst with an unemployment rate of 26.7 per cent.
This t-shirt nails the feeling of being unemployed in Ireland
The Department of Social Rejection.
# Unemployment
Unemployed number in Eurozone highest since records here began
There is a total of 19.071 million people unemployed in the eurozone.
# Jobless
Over 26 million people unemployed across the EU
The unemployment rate in the EU remains at 10.7 per cent but, at 11.8 per cent, it is much higher across just the euro area.
# Jobless
Spain's unemployment rate fell by 1.2% in December
It is the first decline in the jobless figure since July 2012.
# Unemployment
ESRI: One in five people are living in jobless households
The percentage of households where adults are not working has grown from 15 per cent to 22 per cent in just three years.
# Unemployment
Euro area unemployment rate at new high
Spain is ranked as the country with the highest rate of unemployment with Greece as a close second.
Read Me: An open letter to my own depression
Garry Williams, who has suffered from depression for years, addresses his illness directly.
# Unemployment
Unemployment hits 14.8 per cent - that's 309,000 people
The number of women out of work has risen by ten per cent in the past year.
# Unemployment
Number on Live Register falls by 0.7 per cent in January
Unemployment dipped from 14.3 per cent to 14.2 per cent last month as a total of 439,589 people signed on in.
# pathways to work
Unemployed people "are not statistics"
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore hits back at Joe Higgins description of ‘Pathways to Work’ interviews for jobless as “Alcoholics Anonymous style” meetings.
# Welfare
New welfare 'profiling' to determine when jobless likely to find work
The new system aims to reduce long-term unemployment – and penalise people who refuse work or training.
# Unemployment
Unemployment rate drops slightly in September 2011
While rate appears to be stablising, the proportion of those on the Live Register long-term has increased.
Column: Here’s how the unemployment trap works
Stop bullying the unemployed – it’s about more than just not having a job, writes Róisín Nic Dhonnacha.