Written Answers. - Employment Statistics.

54.

asked the Taoiseach the number of persons on the live register of employment at the Cork and Dún Laoghaire employment exchanges for (a) May and June, 1972 and (b) May and June, 1971.

The number of persons on the live register at the Cork and Dún Laoghaire employment exchanges on the dates specified in 1972 and on corresponding dates in 1971 were as follows:—

Date in

Cork

Dún Laoghaire

1972

1971

1972

1971

1972

5 May

2,154

3,099

1,100

1,359

12 ,,

2,106

3,066

1,092

1,296

19 ,,

2,139

3,006

1,072

1,341

26 ,,

2,112

2,983

995

1,288

2 June

2,192

3,011

1,047

1,246

9 ,,

2,167

3,013

1,017

1,287

16 ,,

2,173

2,986

1,037

1,280

23 ,,

2,084

2,967

1,111

1,293