The Number Receiving The Pandemic Unemployment Payment Is Up Just Over 2000 This Week

352,000 people will receive the payment this week

It will be paid at a cost of 104 million euro.

The sector with the highest number of people in receipt of PUP is Accommodation and Food Service Activities, followed by Wholesale and Retail Trade and other sectors like hairdressers and beauty salons. 
This week's figures are in addition to the 203,172 people who were reported on the Live Register at the end of October. 

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