Ireland Employment Rate - Forecast

Employment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 69.00 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 69.20 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 Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 5.6 5 4.7 4.5 4.5 5
Employed Persons 2256 2300 2350 2400 2450 2500
Unemployed Persons 144 134 132 136 138 141
Unemployment Change -9287 1500 2280 -2640 4750 1040
Part Time Employment 457 455 460 465 470 480
Full Time Employment 1805 1920 1970 2020 2030 2150
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.2 62.6 62.8 63 63.4 64.5
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.1 2.7 2.7 2.9 3 3.2
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.9 11 10.5 10.1 9.5 11
Labour Costs 78.4 85 85 82 86 92
Minimum Wages 1614 1614 1614 1660 1660 1720
Wages in Manufacturing 866 840 875 895 855 895
Population 4.84 4.84 4.84 4.88 4.88 4.94
Retirement Age Women 66 66 66 66 66 66
Retirement Age Men 66 66 66 66 66 66
Initial Jobless Claims 39496 36200 32800 33200 32600 30200
Productivity 134 168 170 172 174 180
Wages 744 725 744 751 738 781
Average Hourly Earnings 22.89 23.2 23.6 24.2 24.5 26.6
Employment Change 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Employment Rate 68.5 69 69.1 69.4 69.2 68.6