Ireland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 4.8 percent in December 2019, unchanged from the previous month's near 13-year low, as the number of unemployed rose by 1,100 to 119,000. Youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers aged 15-24 years, edged up to 12.6 percent from 12.5 percent in November.
Unemployment Rate in Ireland averaged 10.67 percent from 1983 until 2019, 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. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Unemployment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 4.60 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 5.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 5.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.