Ireland’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was at 4.8 percent in April of 2022, easing from the downwardly revised 5.1 percent rate in the prior month and well below the 7.5 percent from the corresponding month of the previous year, as the Irish labor market continued to recover from the pandemic. The number of unemployed fell by 4.6 percent to 129.5 thousand. At the same time, the youth unemployment rate measuring jobseekers aged 15-24, fell to 5.6 percent in April from a downwardly revised 7.2 percent in the previous month. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Unemployment Rate in Ireland averaged 10.38 percent from 1983 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 17.30 percent in December of 1985 and a record low of 3.90 percent in October of 2000. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2022.
Unemployment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 5.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ireland Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 5.30 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.