RTTNews - Ireland's live register total increased to a seasonally adjusted 402,100 in May from 388,600 in April, the Central Statistics Office said in a report on Friday. A year earlier, the live register was 207,000.

On an unadjusted basis, live register increased 96.7% year-on-year to 396,871 in May, compared to the 96.6% growth in the previous month.

The standardized unemployment rate increased to 11.8% in May from 11.4% last month.

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