Thursday, 5 December 2019

Ceisteanna (381)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

381. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of young persons under 26 years of age who are in receipt of jobseeker’s allowance, jobseeker’s benefit and signing for credits for 12 months or more by county in tabular form. [50732/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy is detailed in the attached tabular statement.

The number of young persons under 26 years of age that are in receipt of jobseeker’s allowance, jobseeker’s benefit and signing for credits for 12 months or more by county at the end of November 2019.

County

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Jobseeker’s Benefit

Credits Only

Carlow

146

0

0

Cavan

135

0

0

Clare

123

0

1

Cork

328

0

2

Donegal

371

2

0

Dublin

1,135

0

3

Galway

262

1

0

Kerry

159

1

4

Kildare

189

1

0

Kilkenny

93

0

0

Laois

143

0

0

Leitrim

50

0

1

Limerick

254

1

0

Longford

109

0

0

Louth

243

0

2

Mayo

175

0

0

Meath

132

0

1

Monaghan

57

0

0

Offaly

168

0

0

Roscommon

60

0

0

Sligo

89

0

0

Tipperary

303

0

1

Waterford

189

2

2

Westmeath

166

0

0

Wexford

347

0

1

Wicklow

128

0

1

Total

5,554

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