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Differential unemployment levels/rates of migrants?

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01/03/2012 - 18:13
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There are differential unemployment rates among immigrants in Ireland. Non-Irish nationals have an unemployment rate of 16.1 % where as the figure is 12.7 % Non-Irish nationals however, non-nationals have a 0.9% higher employment rate than Irish nationals. (As of May 4, 2010)

Qualitative Info

“In the first quarter of 2010 the employment rate for non-Irish nationals was 61 per cent in comparison to 60.1 per cent for Irish nationals. The unemployment rate for the labour force as a whole was 13.1 per cent. The unemployment rate for non-Irish nationals, at 16.1 per cent, was considerably higher than that of Irish nationals, at 12.7 per cent.”- Annual Monitoring Report on Integration 2010

Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Majority, Asylum seekers, Africans/black people
Type (R/D) Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, Arabophobia, Anti-roma/zinghanophobia, Nationalism, Anti-roma/ romaphobia, Xenophobia
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Employment - labour market, Housing, Health and social protection, Culture, Political discourse -parties - orgs, Anti-discrimination, Anti-racism, Integration - social cohesion, Daily life
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