Employment Rate in Ireland increased to 68.50 percent in the second quarter of 2018 from 67.90 percent in the first quarter of 2018. Employment Rate in Ireland averaged 66.22 percent from 1998 until 2018, 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.

Employment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 69.10 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 69.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Employment Rate is projected to trend around 68.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.30 5.40 17.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2256.50 2239.30 2256.50 1567.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 144.30 132.90 356.20 69.90 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change -6483.00 -19428.00 36254.00 -32270.00 Persons [+]
Part Time Employment 456.80 458.80 499.90 268.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 1805.30 1785.10 1814.80 1299.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.20 62.10 66.70 59.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.00 2.10 9.80 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.90 13.90 31.50 6.20 percent [+]
Labour Costs 78.40 77.70 119.10 71.10 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 1613.95 1613.95 1613.95 944.71 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 866.14 889.94 889.94 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 31965.00 32258.00 196988.00 20203.00 Persons [+]
Productivity 134.40 138.10 146.00 57.80 Index Points [+]
Wages 744.08 742.19 744.08 676.71 EUR/Week [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 22.89 23.40 23.42 20.52 EUR [+]
Employment Change 0.70 0.70 2.50 -3.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 68.50 67.90 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. This page provides - Ireland Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ireland Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.50 67.90 72.50 59.30 1998 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Mexico 96.40 Sep/18
Switzerland 79.90 Jun/18
Netherlands 77.00 Jun/18
United Kingdom 75.50 Aug/18
Germany 75.40 Jun/18
France 65.80 Jun/18
Spain 64.01 Sep/18
Australia 62.20 Sep/18
Canada 61.50 Oct/18
South Korea 61.20 Oct/18
United States 60.60 Oct/18
Japan 60.50 Sep/18
Russia 60.30 Sep/18
Italy 58.80 Sep/18
Brazil 54.40 Sep/18
Turkey 47.60 Aug/18
South Africa 43.10 Sep/18
Argentina 41.90 Jun/18


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