There was a slight increases in the number of people signing on the live register in Boyle in January compared to the previous months figures.
1009 people claimed unemployment assistance in the town and surrounds in January 2014 while there were 994 registered as unemployed in December 2013.
The figures show a decreases year on year with the January 2103 figure coming in at 1044 (1009 January 2014)
The 1009 January 2014 figure is made up of 616 males and 393 females.
132 of the 1009 persons are categorised as under 25.