Irish Unemployment Rate Steady in June


Irish seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained unchanged at 9.7 percent in June of 2015 after a downwardly revised 9.7 percent in the previous month. It has been on a downward trend since May of 2013 and it is the lowest figure since January of 2009.

The number of persons unemployed was 208,100 in June 2015, a decrease of 500 on a monthly basis and a decrease of 35,900 when compared to June 2014.

While unemployment rate for males decreased to 10.8 percent from 10.9 percent in May, for females remained unchanged at 8.2 percent. The number of males unemployed was 127,900 (-1,100 when compared to May), while the number of females unemployed increased by 600 to 80,200.

Youth unemployment rate was 19.8 percent, down from 20.0 percent last month.

Irish Unemployment Rate Steady in June


CSO | Yekaterina Guchshina | yekaterina@tradingeconomics.com
6/30/2015 11:50:24 AM