Average weekly earnings in Ireland surged 6.2 percent year-on-year to EUR 819.13 in the second quarter of 2020, the most since comparable records began in 2009 and compared to a revised 3.7 percent growth in the previous period. Earnings rose by 2.3 percent across the public sector and by 6.4 percent across the private sector. The largest gains were recorded in the information and communication sector (EUR 1,251.03), followed by the financial, insurance and real estate activities sector (EUR 1,168.41). Meanwhile, the lowest average weekly earnings were EUR 405.20 in the accommodation and food service activities sector and EUR 561.56 in the arts, entertainment, recreation and other service activities sector.

Wage Growth in Ireland averaged 1.04 percent from 2009 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 6.20 percent in the second quarter of 2020 and a record low of -2.90 percent in the first quarter of 2010. This page provides - Ireland Wage Growth- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ireland Average Weekly Earnings YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland

Wage Growth in Ireland is expected to be 2.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Wage Growth in Ireland to stand at 0.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Average Weekly Earnings YoY is projected to trend around 1.70 percent in 2021 and 2.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Average Weekly Earnings YoY

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.20 3.70 6.20 -2.90 2009 - 2020 percent Quarterly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-25 11:00 AM Q3 3.4% 3.6% 3.6%
2020-02-25 11:00 AM Q4 3.5% 3.6% 3.2%
2020-06-09 10:00 AM Q1 3.9% 3.8% 2.7%
2020-09-08 10:00 AM Q2 6.2% 3.7% 1%
2020-11-25 11:00 AM Q3 6.2% 2.2%


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Irish Average Weekly Earnings Rise Most on Record
Average weekly earnings in Ireland surged 6.2 percent year-on-year to EUR 819.13 in the second quarter of 2020, the most since comparable records began in 2009 and compared to a revised 3.7 percent growth in the previous period. Earnings rose by 2.3 percent across the public sector and by 6.4 percent across the private sector. The largest gains were recorded in the information and communication sector (EUR 1,251.03), followed by the financial, insurance and real estate activities sector (EUR 1,168.41). Meanwhile, the lowest average weekly earnings were EUR 405.20 in the accommodation and food service activities sector and EUR 561.56 in the arts, entertainment, recreation and other service activities sector.
2020-09-08
Irish Average Weekly Earnings Rise Most in 11 Years
Average weekly earnings in Ireland increased 3.9 percent year-on-year to EUR 801.83 in the first quarter of 2020, the most since comparable records began in 2009 and compared to a revised 3.8 percent growth in the previous period. Earnings rose by 3.3 percent across the public sector and by 4.0 percent across the private sector. The largest gains were recorded in the information and communication sector (EUR 1,322.78), followed by the financial, insurance and real estate activities sector (EUR 1,276.14). Meanwhile, the lowest average weekly earnings were EUR 366.49 in the accommodation and food service activities sector and EUR 535.56 in the arts, entertainment, recreation and other service activities sector.
2020-06-09
Irish Average Weekly Earnings Rise 3.5% in Q4
Average weekly earnings in Ireland increased 3.5 percent year-on-year to EUR 783.62 in the fourth quarter of 2019, little-changed from a revised 3.6 percent growth in the previous period. Earnings rose by 2.7 percent across the public sector and by 3.5 percent across the private sector. The largest gains were recorded in the information and communication sector (EUR 1,241.42), followed by the financial, insurance and real estate activities sector (EUR 1,115.02). Meanwhile, the lowest average weekly earnings were EUR 381.50 in the accommodation and food service activities sector and EUR 517.04 in the arts, entertainment, recreation and other service activities sector.
2020-02-25
Irish Average Weekly Earnings Rise 3.4% in Q3
Average weekly earnings in Ireland increased by 3.4 percent year-on-year to EUR 768.14 in the third quarter of 2019, little-changed from a revised 3.6 percent growth in the previous period, as earnings rose by 1.3 percent across the public sector and by 3.9 percent across the private sector. The largest gains were recorded in the information and communication sector (EUR 1,255.49), followed by the financial, insurance and real estate activities sector (EUR 1,078.43). Meanwhile, the lowest average weekly earnings were EUR 383.75 in the accommodation and food service activities sector and EUR 495.31 in the arts, entertainment, recreation and other service activities sector.
2019-11-25

Ireland Average Weekly Earnings YoY
In Ireland, Average Weekly Earnings YoY measures the year-on-year change of Average Weekly Earnings, which correspond to the total earnings for the quarter divided by the average number of persons employed during the same period divided by 13 (number of weeks in a quarter).