Monthly Archives: November 2016

Self-employment increases by 10,000 in Western Region

The biggest change in the Western Region’s labour market over the past year has been an exceptionally rapid expansion in self-employment.  According to a special run of the CSO’s Quarterly National Household Survey for Quarter 1 2016 for the Western … Continue reading

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What works for Rural Areas? Is Rural Policy 3.0 the answer?

Detailed analysis of what works in rural policy, why it is important, and trends in rural areas in other countries is always welcome. The OECD has recently published its Regional Outlook 2016 with the subheading ’Productive Regions for Inclusive Societies’ which … Continue reading

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Census 2016- Preliminary results: How did population change at a sub-county level?

In July of this year, the CSO published preliminary results of the Census  . These are very initial results for a small number of indicators based on the forms completed by the Census Enumerators.  These results will be subject to … Continue reading

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