29,380 IN COUNTY MONAGHAN LABOUR FORCE

23 June 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The latest information released from the findings of Census 2016 has disclosed that there are 29,380 in the labour force in Co Monaghan. This is an increase of 393 or 1.4% on the findings of the 2011 Census.

The labour force participation rate in the county was 61.9%, compared to 61.4% for the State overall. The male participation rate was 68.6% while the female participation rate was 55.4%. There were 3,831 unemployed persons in Monaghan, based on the census Principal Economic Status basis (which differs for methodological reasons from the official QNHS figures).

The overall unemployment rate for….
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