Employment Rate in Ireland decreased to 65.60 percent in the first quarter of 2021 from 67 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland

Employment Rate in Ireland averaged 66.41 percent from 1998 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 72.50 percent in the third quarter of 2007 and a record low of 59.30 percent in the first quarter of 2012. This page provides - Ireland Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ireland Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on August of 2021.

Employment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 65.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Ireland to stand at 67.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Employment Rate is projected to trend around 67.00 percent in 2022 and 68.60 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.60 67.00 72.50 59.30 1998 - 2021 percent Quarterly
NSA

Ireland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.60 7.80 17.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2250.50 2260.30 2367.50 1567.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 170.50 141.70 356.20 68.80 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change 3582.00 -6270.00 36254.00 -32270.00 Persons [+]
Part Time Employment 433.60 424.40 491.70 268.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 1805.30 1847.30 1877.10 1297.70 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.40 60.50 66.70 56.90 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.70 1.50 9.80 1.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.10 18.10 32.00 6.20 percent [+]
Labour Costs 88.60 100.40 150.20 84.30 points [+]
Minimum Wages 10.20 10.10 10.20 5.58 EUR/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 976.81 949.27 976.81 37.03 EUR/Week [+]
Population 4.96 4.90 4.96 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 34012.00 31413.00 196988.00 20203.00 Persons [+]
Wage Growth 8.40 7.70 8.40 -2.90 percent [+]
Wages 867.52 844.98 867.52 676.58 EUR/Week [+]
Productivity 134.00 119.50 134.00 47.30 points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 26.89 25.56 26.89 20.52 EUR [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.30 33.10 33.10 30.90 [+]
Employment Change -1.80 0.40 3.30 -5.90 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.60 67.00 72.50 59.30 percent [+]


Ireland Employment Rate
In Ireland, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.