NI JOBLESS NUMBERS FALL AGAIN

NI jobless numbers fall again

NI jobless numbers fall again

THE number of people claiming unemployment benefit has fall again.

Figures just out reveal the figure was down by 300 to 52,000.

Over the last year the number has fallen by 9,400.

The quarterly unemployment rate also showed a fall – it was down by 0.5 percentage points for the period June to August 2014 bringing it to 6.1%.

That is the lowest quarterly rate since December to February 2009.

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster said the number of unemployment claimants had now been falling for 21 months, the most sustained decrease since June 1995.

 

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