The number signing on the Live Register in Offaly has fallen by 17% in Offaly in the past 12 months.
Figures from the CSO show that there were 4,841 people signing on the Live Register in Offaly at the end of November 2017. The figure stood at 5,983 at the end of November 2016. The figure for November was also a drop of 115 from the end of October.
The figure for Tullamore at the end of November 2107 was 2,058. The figure for Birr stood at 1,520 and the figure for Edenderry was 1,378.
Of the total figure in Offaly, 677 are Under 25.