Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Questions (347)

Willie O'Dea

Question:

347. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons in receipt of a jobseeker's payment by payment type and county in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12670/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy in respect of jobseeker's payment is detailed in the table.

The number of jobseeker's payments by payment type at the end of February 2019.

County

Jobseeker's Allowance

Jobseeker's Benefit

Carlow

2,812

464

Cavan

2,650

468

Clare

3,504

1,032

Cork

11,660

3,377

Donegal

8,717

1,425

Dublin

36,462

8,685

Galway

7,646

2,021

Kerry

5,567

2,276

Kildare

5,294

1,615

Kilkenny

2,432

496

Laois

3,025

642

Leitrim

1,367

320

Limerick

6,331

1,226

Longford

2,098

375

Louth

6,211

1,186

Mayo

5,269

1,022

Meath

3,388

843

Monaghan

1,936

407

Offaly

2,987

649

Roscommon

1,484

346

Sligo

2,276

465

Tipperary

6,239

1,211

Waterford

5,539

1,051

Westmeath

3,802

746

Wexford

7,177

1,464

Wicklow

4,061

982

Others

Total

149,934

34,794