New figures from the Central Statistics Office show there were 15,001 unemployed people registered in County Kildare in September. Out of the overall figure, 12,022 were over the age of 25 years.
The statistics show there were 2,520 unemployed in Athy, 4,950 in Maynooth, 7,541 in Newbridge while figures were unclear for Kildare town.
The numbers for the same period last year were 16,276.
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