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Wicklow Added 28,600 Jobs In 2021, According To Latest CSO Figures.

New CSO figures show employment levels in the Mid East region grew by 8.5% last year.

New CSO figures show employment levels in the Mid East region grew by 8.5% last year. Despite the imposition of restrictions at the end of last year, 17,500 jobs were still added between October and December. Wicklow added 28,600 jobs during 2021 while employment levels outside Dublin increased by 9.7%. The number of people employed in Ireland as a country increased by 10.1% to just over 2.5 million in the year to the fourth quarter of 2021. At the end of December 2021, the Covid-19 adjusted measure of unemployment is estimated to have been 195,313 with an associated Covid-19 adjusted unemployment rate of 7.4%.

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