Long Term Unemployment Rate in Ireland decreased to 2 percent in the second quarter of 2018 from 2.10 percent in the first quarter of 2018. Long Term Unemployment Rate in Ireland averaged 4.01 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 9.80 percent in the first quarter of 2012 and a record low of 1.20 percent in the second quarter of 2001.

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 1.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Long Term Unemployment Rate in Ireland to stand at 1.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Long Term Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 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 2265.00 2256.50 2265.00 1567.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 143.80 144.30 356.20 69.90 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change -2986.00 -6483.00 36254.00 -32270.00 Persons [+]
Part Time Employment 455.70 456.80 499.90 268.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 1795.50 1805.30 1814.80 1299.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 62.20 66.70 59.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.00 2.10 9.80 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.30 12.90 31.60 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 853.51 866.14 889.94 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 32659.00 31965.00 196988.00 20203.00 Persons [+]
Productivity 134.40 138.10 146.00 57.80 Index Points [+]
Wages 740.32 744.08 744.08 676.71 EUR/Week [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 22.62 22.89 23.42 20.52 EUR [+]
Employment Change 0.70 0.70 2.50 -3.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 69.10 68.50 72.50 59.30 percent [+]


Ireland Long Term Unemployment Rate

In Ireland, the long term unemployment rate refers to the share of unemployed persons since 12 months or more in the total number of active persons (those who are either employed or unemployed) in the labour market. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Long Term Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 2.10 9.80 1.20 1992 - 2018 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
Spain 6.60 Jun/18
Italy 6.40 Jun/18
Euro Area 3.90 Jun/18
France 3.40 Sep/18
Turkey 2.30 Jun/18
Switzerland 1.80 Jun/18
Netherlands 1.60 Jun/18
Germany 1.40 Jun/18
United Kingdom 1.00 Jun/18
United States 0.77 Nov/18


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