There has been a slight decrease in the number of Donegal people on the Live Register.
There were 8,632 people signing on at the end of April across Donegal’s eight local offices, down 3% on the March figure, according to the Central Statistics Office.
The figure was also down 18% on the same period last year.
The sharpest drop was recorded in Dunfanaghy, with 548 people signing on at the end of April, down 29%.
There were 26% falls recorded in Dungloe, Donegal Town and Killybegs, with figures of 845, 516 and 449 respectively.
A 22% fall was recorded in Ballyshannon with 839 people signing on last month, while Letterkenny recorded a figure of 2,601, down 20%.
There were 1,563 people signing in Buncrana, a fall of 11%.
Ballybofey was the only office to register an increase, with 1,339 people signing on, up 1%.
These figures do not include the 13,294 people receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment in Donegal.