Ireland’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was at 5.2 percent in November of 2021, remaining unchanged from the previous month at an 18-month low. The COVID-19 Adjusted Measure of Unemployment could indicate a rate as high as 6.9 percent if all claimants of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment were classified as unemployed, the lowest since the start of the pandemic. This alternative measure eased from 7.9 percent in October and 20.4 percent in November of 2020. The youth unemployment rate, measuring jobseekers aged 15-24 years, edged higher to 10.9 percent from an upwardly revised 10.5 percent in the previous month. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Unemployment Rate in Ireland averaged 10.45 percent from 1983 until 2021, 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 December of 2021.
Unemployment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 5.60 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 5.10 percent in 2022 and 5.30 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.