Written Answers - Employment Levels.

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 703 No. 4

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  114.  Deputy Arthur Morgan  Information on Arthur Morgan  Zoom on Arthur Morgan   asked the Taoiseach  Information on Brian Cowen  Zoom on Brian Cowen   the number of persons from the most recent Quarterly National Household Survey under 25 years who are self-employed; the percentage of persons in work under the age of 25 years who are self-employed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10281/10]

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Pat Carey): Information on Pat Carey  Zoom on Pat Carey  The results of the Quarterly National Household Survey for Quarter 3 2009 indicated that there were an estimated 580,000 people aged 15 to 24 years in the State. Of these, an estimated 208,700 were in employment, 2,700 of whom were self-employed. This estimate represents 1.3% of all persons aged 15 to 24 years and in employment.


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