Average weekly earnings in Ireland increased by 3.5 percent year-on-year to EUR 771.12 in the second quarter of 2019, little-changed from a revised 3.6 percent growth in the previous period, as earnings rose by 2 percent across the public sector and by 3.9 percent across the private sector. Across the sectors of the economy, the largest gains were recorded in the information and communication sector (EUR 1,212.57), followed by the financial, insurance and real estate activities sector (EUR 1,140.09). Meanwhile, the lowest average weekly earnings were EUR 365.59 in the accommodation and food service activities sector and EUR 518.13 in the arts, entertainment, recreation and other service activities sector. Wage Growth in Ireland averaged 0.72 percent from 2009 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3.60 percent in the first quarter of 2019 and a record low of -2.90 percent in the first quarter of 2010.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-27 10:00 AM Average Weekly Earnings YoY Q1 3.4% 3.5% 3.6%
2019-08-28 10:00 AM Average Weekly Earnings YoY Q2 3.5% 3.6% 4%
2019-11-25 11:00 AM Average Weekly Earnings YoY Q3 3.5% 3.6%


Ireland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.30 5.30 17.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2299.70 2316.10 2316.10 1567.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 130.80 114.40 356.20 69.90 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change -15310.00 -7303.00 36254.00 -32270.00 Persons [+]
Part Time Employment 463.60 475.00 489.00 268.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 1838.30 1844.10 1844.10 1299.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 62.50 66.70 59.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.70 2.10 9.80 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.80 14.80 31.70 6.30 percent [+]
Labour Costs 80.80 80.20 119.00 71.20 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 9.80 9.55 9.80 5.58 EUR/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 893.45 912.38 912.38 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 33891.00 40137.00 196988.00 20203.00 Persons [+]
Productivity 138.30 139.10 147.10 57.80 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 3.50 3.60 3.60 -2.90 percent [+]
Wages 771.12 771.60 771.60 676.58 EUR/Week [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 23.81 24.05 24.05 20.52 EUR [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.40 32.10 32.80 30.90 [+]
Employment Change -0.60 1.40 2.50 -3.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 69.10 69.30 72.50 59.30 percent [+]


Ireland Average Weekly Earnings YoY

In Ireland, Average Weekly Earnings YoY measures the year-on-year change of Average Weekly Earnings, which correspond to the total earnings for the quarter divided by the average number of persons employed during the same period divided by 13 (number of weeks in a quarter). This page provides - Ireland Wage Growth- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ireland Average Weekly Earnings YoY - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.50 3.60 3.60 -2.90 2009 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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