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Average Hourly Total Labour Costs Rose 1.4 Percent to €25.72 in 2016

    Average Hourly Total Labour Costs Rose 1.4 Percent to €25.72 in 2016

Average weekly earnings were €716.07 in Quarter four of 2016, a rise of 0.6% from €712.02 one year earlier according to preliminary estimates released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO)

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Price of Basic Metals Rises 12.1 Percent

    Price of Basic Metals Rises 12.1 Percent

The price of basic metals rose 12.1 % in January while other factory gate prices remained relatively stable, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Wednesday. Total

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Employment Increased 3.3 Percent in 2016

    Employment Increased 3.3 Percent in 2016

There was an annual increase in employment of 65,100 (3.3%) in 2016, bringing total employment to 2,048,100, according to the Quarterly National Household Survey released by the CSO on Tuesday.

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Record Level of Exports in 2016

    Record Level of Exports in 2016

Exports totalled more than €116 billion in 2016, the highest annual total on record, according to preliminary figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Wednesday. This is an increase of

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Mean Weekly Earnings Increased by One Percent Between 2011 and 2014

    Mean Weekly Earnings Increased by One Percent Between 2011 and 2014

Both mean and median weekly earnings for all employment increased by one percent in the period 2011 to 2014, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on

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Retail Sales Dropped 0.7 Percent in December

    Retail Sales Dropped 0.7 Percent in December

The seasonally-adjusted volume of retail sales decreased by 0.7 percent in the month of December, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Friday. However, December’s sales are still up

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November Retail Sales Volume Rises 4.3 Percent

    November Retail Sales Volume Rises 4.3 Percent

The volume of retail sales  for November was up 4.3 percent when compared with the previous year, and up  0.9 percent compared with October 2016, figures released by the Central

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Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.2%

    Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.2%

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2016 was 7.2%. down from 7.3% in November 2016 and down from 8.9% in December 2015, the Central Statistics Office announced on Wednesday.

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Factory Gate Prices Rose 0.9% in November

    Factory Gate Prices Rose 0.9% in November

Monthly factory gate prices increased by 0.9% in November 2016, according to data released by the CSO on Thursday. This compares to an increase of 2.9% for November of last

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Social Media Use by Irish Enterprises Second-Highest in the EU

    Social Media Use by Irish Enterprises Second-Highest in the EU

Ireland were recorded as the second-highest users of social media by enterprises in 2016, according to a report released by the CSO on Tuesday. 67% of Irish enterprises employing 10

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Foreign-Owned Enterprises Produced More Than Half of Non-Financial Goods and Services in 2014

    Foreign-Owned Enterprises Produced More Than Half of Non-Financial Goods and Services in 2014

Over 99% of business in Ireland are Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), however these generate less than half (49.6%) of the Gross Value Added (GVA) in the Irish economy, while

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CSO Publishes Statistical Guide to Brexit

    CSO Publishes Statistical Guide to Brexit

The Central Statistic Office released “Brexit: Ireland and the UK in numbers”, on Wednesday, December 7. The publication provides the available figures covering the main areas of Ireland’s engagement with

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CSO Finds Average Weekly Earnings up in Third Quarter of 2016

    CSO Finds Average Weekly Earnings up in Third Quarter of 2016

Preliminary estimates released by the Central Statistics Office on Friday, November 25, show that average weekly earnings and average hourly total labour costs both rose by 0.2% in the third

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14,270 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in the Third Quarter of 2016

    14,270 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in the Third Quarter of 2016

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Thursday, November 18, show that 14,270 days were lost to industrial disputes in the third quarter of 2016. The figures can be

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CSO Estimates 3.7 Billion Euro Trade Surplus for September

    CSO Estimates 3.7 Billion Euro Trade Surplus for September

Preliminary figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Tuesday, November 15, indicate that Ireland’s seasonally adjusted trade surplus will fall to €3.7 billion in September 2016, from €4.6 billion

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Level of unemployment falls to 7.8% for May

According to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office the level of unemployment has continues to fall for the month of May as the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 7.8% from

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Ireland’s unemployment continues fall to 8.6% in March

New figures released from the Central Statistics Office today show that the unemployment rate continued its steady fall in March, slipping to 8.6% from 8.8% in February. The CSO said

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