Labor Force Participation Rate in Ireland decreased to 60.40 percent in the first quarter of 2021 from 60.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland

Labor Force Participation Rate in Ireland averaged 62.68 percent from 1998 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 66.70 percent in the first quarter of 2007 and a record low of 56.90 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Labor Force Participation Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2021.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Ireland is expected to be 60.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ireland Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 61.50 percent in 2022 and 62.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Labor Force Participation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.40 60.50 66.70 56.90 1998 - 2021 percent Quarterly
SA

Ireland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.40 6.50 17.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2250.50 2260.30 2367.50 1567.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 170.50 141.70 356.20 68.80 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change -4452.00 8932.00 36254.00 -32270.00 Persons [+]
Part Time Employment 433.60 424.40 491.70 268.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 1805.30 1847.30 1877.10 1297.70 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.40 60.50 66.70 56.90 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.70 1.50 9.80 1.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.90 17.20 32.00 6.20 percent [+]
Labour Costs 88.70 99.80 150.10 83.60 points [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 929.77 976.81 976.81 37.03 EUR/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 10.20 10.10 10.20 5.58 EUR/Hour [+]
Population 4.96 4.90 4.96 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 40329.00 42671.00 196988.00 20203.00 Persons [+]
Wage Growth 3.90 7.60 7.70 -2.90 percent [+]
Wages 849.69 867.52 867.52 676.58 EUR/Week [+]
Productivity 139.10 134.00 139.10 47.30 points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 26.14 26.89 26.89 20.52 EUR [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.50 32.30 33.10 30.90 [+]
Employment Change -1.80 0.40 3.30 -5.90 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.60 67.00 72.50 59.30 percent [+]


Ireland Labor Force Participation Rate
The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population.