Ireland Labor Force Participation Rate  1998-2017 | Data | Chart

Labor Force Participation Rate in Ireland decreased to 59.80 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 60.40 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Ireland averaged 60.64 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 64.10 percent in the first quarter of 2007 and a record low of 57 percent in the second quarter of 1998.

Ireland Labor Force Participation Rate
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Ireland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.00 6.10 17.30 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2062.90 2063.90 2160.60 1500.10 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 141.50 146.20 328.10 63.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change -7827.00 -19937.00 36254.00 -32270.00 Persons [+]
Part Time Employment 432.50 443.40 461.10 247.70 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 1634.50 1620.40 1769.50 1251.40 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.80 60.40 64.10 57.00 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.60 9.50 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.80 15.30 31.20 6.20 percent [+]
Labour Costs 81.50 80.00 122.10 78.50 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 1563.25 1546.35 1563.25 944.71 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 870.81 839.32 870.81 37.03 EUR/Week [+]
Population 4.77 4.72 4.77 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 33637.00 34419.00 196988.00 20203.00 Persons [+]
Productivity 139.10 143.40 143.40 69.00 Index Points [+]
Employment Change 1.10 0.80 2.40 -3.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.70 65.40 69.80 58.30 percent [+]


Ireland Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
59.80 60.40 64.10 57.00 1998 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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labor force participation rate by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 78.40 Aug/17
France 72.00 Jun/17
Russia 69.60 Sep/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/17
Canada 65.70 Oct/17
Italy 65.40 Jun/17
Australia 65.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/17
South Korea 63.30 Oct/17
United States 62.70 Oct/17
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17
Japan 61.10 Sep/17
Germany 60.80 Mar/17
Mexico 59.10 Sep/17
Spain 58.92 Sep/17
Euro Area 56.80 Mar/17
Turkey 53.70 Aug/17
India 52.50 Dec/13