Ireland’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was at 5.1 percent in December of 2021, the lowest since May of 2020 and easing from 5.2 percent in the previous month. However, the COVID-19 Adjusted Measure of Unemployment could indicate a rate as high as 7.5 percent if all claimants of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment were classified as unemployed. This alternative measure edged higher from 6.9 percent in November, marking the first increase since January of 2021. The youth unemployment rate, measuring jobseekers aged 15-24, decreased to 10.6 percent from a downwardly revised 10.7 percent in the previous month. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Unemployment Rate in Ireland averaged 10.42 percent from 1983 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 17.30 percent in December of 1985 and a record low of 3.90 percent in October 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 January of 2022.
Unemployment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 5.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ireland Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 5.30 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.