Employment in Ireland decreased by 0.6 percent from the previous period in the second quarter of 2019. Employment Change in Ireland averaged 0.56 percent from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2.50 percent in the third quarter of 1998 and a record low of -3.70 percent in the first quarter of 2009.

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Ireland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.30 5.30 17.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2299.70 2316.10 2316.10 1567.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 130.80 114.40 356.20 69.90 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change -7303.00 9288.00 36254.00 -32270.00 Persons [+]
Part Time Employment 463.60 475.00 489.00 268.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 1838.30 1844.10 1844.10 1299.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 62.50 66.70 59.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.70 2.10 9.80 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.80 14.80 31.70 6.30 percent [+]
Labour Costs 80.80 80.20 119.00 71.20 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 9.80 9.55 9.80 5.58 EUR/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 893.45 912.38 912.38 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 40137.00 45185.00 196988.00 20203.00 Persons [+]
Productivity 138.30 139.10 147.10 57.80 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 3.50 3.60 3.60 -2.90 percent [+]
Wages 771.12 771.60 771.60 676.58 EUR/Week [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 23.81 24.05 24.05 20.52 EUR [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.40 32.10 32.80 30.90 [+]
Employment Change -0.60 1.40 2.50 -3.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 69.10 69.30 72.50 59.30 percent [+]


Ireland Employment Change

In Ireland, employment change refers to the quarterly change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment. This page provides - Ireland Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ireland Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.60 1.40 2.50 -3.70 1995 - 2019 percent Quarterly
SA, WDA




Country Last Previous
Australia 34652.00 Aug/19
Canada 53.70 Sep/19
Euro Area 0.20 Jun/19
France 0.30 Jun/19
Germany 0.10 Jun/19
Italy 0.50 Jun/19
Netherlands 0.40 Jun/19
Singapore 5.50 Jun/19
Spain 0.30 Jun/19
Switzerland 0.40 Jun/19
United Kingdom 31.00 Jun/19


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