Ireland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate eased to 5.3 percent in June 2020, remaining close to May's one-and-a-half-year high of 5.6 percent as the coronavirus crisis continued to have a significant impact on the labour market. The alternative COVID-19 adjusted unemployment rate, which includes persons in receipt of the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment and considered as the upper bound for the true rate of unemployment, was 22.5 percent.
Unemployment Rate in Ireland averaged 10.60 percent from 1983 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 17.30 percent in December of 1985 and a record low of 3.90 percent in November of 2000. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Unemployment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 7.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Ireland to stand at 7.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 6.80 percent in 2021 and 6.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.