Unemployment rate for last month down slightly on September

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for last month was down slightly on September. Figures from the CSO put the rate at 9.3 percent in October, down from 9.4 the previous month and from 10.6 percent 12 months ago. CSO The number of unemployed people was 203 thousand, a drop of 1900 on September, but a decrease of almost 25 thousand on October 2014.