Ireland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 6.4 percent in August of 2021 from 6.5 percent in the previous month, the lowest since December. The COVID-19 Adjusted Measure of Unemployment could indicate a rate as high as 12.4 percent if all claimants of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment were classified as unemployed. This alternative measure is down from 13.5 percent in July 2021 and down from 17.1 percent in August 2020. Youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers aged 15-24 years, fell to 16.9 percent from 17.2 percent in July. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Unemployment Rate in Ireland averaged 10.47 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 September of 2021.
Unemployment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 6.40 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 6.20 percent in 2022 and 5.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.