Employment Rate in Ireland increased to 69.30 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 69.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Employment Rate in Ireland averaged 66.33 percent from 1998 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 72.50 percent in the third quarter of 2007 and a record low of 59.30 percent in the first quarter of 2012.

Employment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 69.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Ireland to stand at 69.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Employment Rate is projected to trend around 68.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.40 4.60 17.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2316.10 2272.20 2316.10 1567.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 114.40 128.80 356.20 69.90 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change -3251.00 711.00 36254.00 -32270.00 Persons [+]
Part Time Employment 475.00 463.30 489.00 268.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 1844.10 1817.30 1844.10 1299.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.50 62.30 66.70 59.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.10 2.10 9.80 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.00 10.30 31.60 6.30 percent [+]
Labour Costs 74.20 72.10 119.10 71.10 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 9.80 9.55 9.80 5.58 EUR/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 910.39 881.55 910.39 37.03 EUR/Week [+]
Population 4.84 4.78 4.84 2.82 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 65.00 [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 33224.00 37019.00 196988.00 20203.00 Persons [+]
Productivity 147.10 145.30 147.10 57.80 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 3.40 3.50 3.50 -2.90 percent [+]
Wages 769.98 757.21 769.98 676.58 EUR/Week [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 23.93 23.33 23.93 20.52 EUR [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.20 32.50 32.80 30.90 [+]
Employment Change 0.60 0.40 2.50 -3.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 69.30 69.10 72.50 59.30 percent [+]


Ireland Employment Rate

In Ireland, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Ireland Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ireland Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
69.30 69.10 72.50 59.30 1998 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 80.60 Dec/18
Netherlands 77.90 Dec/18
Germany 76.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom 76.10 Mar/19
France 66.10 Mar/19
Spain 63.58 Mar/19
Australia 62.40 Apr/19
Canada 62.20 May/19
South Korea 61.50 May/19
United States 60.60 May/19
Japan 60.50 Apr/19
Russia 59.00 Apr/19
Italy 58.80 Apr/19
Brazil 54.20 Apr/19
Turkey 46.00 Mar/19
South Africa 42.56 Mar/19
Argentina 42.30 Mar/19


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