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As Dublin’s workforce grows, we look at the financial implications, as well as the latest Dublin economic data.

Get up-to-date economic data for Dublin, and special reports on climate change and the Fingal Skills Strategy.

Including up-to-date economic data, the Mastercard Spending Pulse, and a special report on the Dublin Bay Biosphere Partnership.

HIGHLIGHTS

DUBLIN’S WORKFORCE

increases to 696,200 (SA) in Q3 2018 with unemployment rate at 5.3% for the past three quarters.

RESIDENTIAL RENTS

continue on upward trend with average rent of €1,587 in Q2 2018.

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY PRICES

fell for the first time since April 2017. Dublin prices moderated further with YoY growth of 5%.

THE MASTERCARD DUBLIN SPENDINGPULSE

shows consumer spending in the Dublin economy grew 5.8% (SA) YoY in Q4 2018. Tourism expenditure rose 15.8% (SA).

PUBLIC TRANSPORT TRIPS

on the LUAS surpassed 10 million (SA) for the second consecutive quarter in Q3 2018, with a total of 55.1 million (SA) passenger trips across all four public transport types.

The Dublin MARKIT PMI

The Dublin private sector ended 2018 on a positive note, with strong sustained growth during Q4.

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