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HIGHLIGHTS

DUBLIN’S WORKFORCE

exceeds 700,000 (SA) in Q4 2018 with the unemployment rate below 5% for the first time since since Q4 2017.

RESIDENTIAL RENTS

reached €1,650 during Q4 2018 however, a QoQ decline of 0.8% may signal the first signs of market stabilization.

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY PRICES

have recorded MoM declines for four consecutive months, the longest spell of declines since February 2012.

THE MASTERCARD DUBLIN SPENDINGPULSE

shows consumer spending in the Dublin economy grew buy 4.3% (SA) YoY Q1 2019. Overseas tourism spending increased by 15.1% (SA).

PUBLIC TRANSPORT TRIPS

in 2018 saw record levels of public transport usage with over 223 million trips recorded, an increase of 6% on 2017 figures.

The Dublin MARKIT PMI

Output across the Dublin economy continued to increase sharply during Q1 2019 with the construction sector registering the sharpest rise in business activity

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