Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Questions (358, 359)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

Question:

358. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Social Protection the top 20 districts with the highest level of youth unemployment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10012/13]

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Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

Question:

359. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Social Protection the top 20 districts with the highest level of long-term youth unemployment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10013/13]

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Written answers (Question to Social)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 358 and 359 together.

The Social Welfare Offices with the highest numbers of young people registered as unemployed are listed in the tabular statement:

Number of persons under 25 on the Live Register by duration and the top 20 DSP Local Office by level of Youth Unemployment

Live Register

<1 year

>1year

Total

Cork

1,857

991

2,848

Limerick

1,322

903

2,225

Tallaght

1,353

825

2,178

Waterford

1,246

645

1,891

Clondalkin

1,020

694

1,714

Galway

1,158

523

1,681

Newbridge

942

514

1,456

Dundalk

882

470

1,352

Letterkenny

848

437

1,285

Drogheda

803

464

1,267

Bishop Square

820

431

1,251

Wexford

822

420

1,242

Blanchardstown

778

421

1,199

Finglas

703

398

1,101

Kings Inns Street Local Office

677

404

1,081

Tralee

728

282

1,010

Cavan

622

375

997

Coolock

626

322

948

Navan Road

582

352

934

Maynooth

659

251

910