The number of people signing on the Live Register in Donegal at the end of May was 9,396, an increase of 15% from May 2022.
The biggest rises were seen in Dungloe, with 1,192 signing on (an increase of 45%), and Ballyshannon, where 1,118 people were on the register (an increase of 42%).
Killybegs saw 663 sign on (up 32%) while Letterkenny and Dunfanaghy recorded increases of 9%, with 2,505 and 527 people on their respective registers.
There were 1,707 signing on in Inishowen (an increase rise of 7%), while Donegal recorded an increase of 4%, with 574 people on the register.
Donegal had the third highest number of people signing on the Live Register, after Dublin and Cork.