Dundalk Intreo office
Dundalk, along with County Louth as a whole, has seen an annual fall in the numbers signing on the Live Register.
According to CSO figures released today, there was 3,016 people in Dundalk signing on the Live Register, a fall of 306 people or 9.2% on the 3,322 who signed on in November 2021.
County Louth in total has seen an annual fall in those signing on. 6,727 people signed on in Louth in November, a fall of 864 or 11.4% on the same time last year.
Looking at the rest of the county, Ardee saw a fall of 110 people or 13.4% on November 2020. Drogheda also saw a large decrease in the number of people signing on, with 2,997 signing on in November 2021, compared with 3,445 in November 2020 – a fall of 13%.
On a monthly basis, 136 fewer people signed on in Louth in November 2021 than in October 2021, a monthly decrease of almost 2%. The largest monthly decrease in Louth in November was in Drogheda, with 109 fewer signing on than the previous month.
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