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Keep up to speed on the latest economic data for Dublin and get insights on Dublin’s housing market and the public transport sector.

HIGHLIGHTS

DUBLIN’S UNEMPLOYMENT

rate fell to a 14 year low of 4.4% (SA) in Q3 2019.

DUBLIN’S PROPERTY PRICES

contracted for the fourth consecutive month in November (-0.7% YoY), the longest spell of deflation since late 2012.

DUBLIN’S EMPLOYMENT

continued to grow strongly in Q3 with ICT and Insurance & Real Estate Activities recording all-time highs.

THE MASTERCARD DUBLIN SPENDINGPULSE

shows that despite weakness in discretionary goods, Dublin retail sales growth was solid in Q4 (3.3% YoY).

PUBLIC TRANSPORT TRIPS

trips in Dublin reached 243million in 2019 an increase of 8.7% on 2018.

The Dublin MARKIT PMI

recovered marginally to 53.7 in Q4 2019 as Manufacturing expanded for the first time since Q4 2018 and Services output accelerated.

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