The total population in Ireland was estimated at 4.8 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Ireland had a population of 2.8 million people. source: Eurostat

Population in Ireland is expected to be 4.96 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ireland Population is projected to trend around 5.08 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.84 4.78 4.84 2.82 1960 - 2018 Million Yearly

Ireland Population
The population of Ireland represents 0.07 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 1553 people on the planet is a resident of Ireland.

Ireland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.80 4.80 17.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2317.00 2299.70 2317.00 1567.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 128.00 130.80 356.20 69.90 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change 4442.00 -2905.00 36254.00 -32270.00 Persons [+]
Part Time Employment 469.90 463.60 489.00 268.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 1844.80 1838.30 1844.80 1299.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 62.10 66.70 59.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.70 1.70 9.80 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.60 12.50 31.60 6.30 percent [+]
Labour Costs 93.70 101.10 148.90 89.10 points [+]
Minimum Wages 9.80 9.55 9.80 5.58 EUR/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 862.30 880.32 912.38 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 37427.00 34071.00 196988.00 20203.00 Persons [+]
Productivity 146.90 138.30 147.10 57.80 points [+]
Wage Growth 3.40 3.60 3.60 -2.90 percent [+]
Wages 768.14 771.63 771.63 676.58 EUR/Week [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 23.53 23.69 24.05 20.52 EUR [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.60 32.60 32.80 30.90 [+]
Employment Change -0.60 1.40 2.50 -3.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 69.60 69.10 72.50 59.30 percent [+]