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Slight Fall in Unemployment 13 May 2004

At the end of April unemployment stood at 363 an unemployment rate of 0.9% of the economically active population.

During the month 147 claimants signed on the register but 160 signed off giving a fall of 13. Of the total unemployed, 266 are males and 97 are females. These figures include 33 persons who require work permits and 29 who were signing on for National Insurance credits only.

A total of 351 jobs were notified to the Job Centre during the month. At the end of the month 546 jobs were held on file, the highest figure so far this year.

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