Ireland’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was at 4.7 percent in May of 2022, the lowest since April of 2020, easing from 4.8 percent in the prior month and well below the 6.9 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year, as the Irish labor market continued to recover from the pandemic. The number of unemployed fell by 1.8 percent from the prior month to 127.5 thousand persons. At the same time, the youth unemployment rate, measuring jobseekers aged 14-24, fell to 4.9 percent from 5.6 percent in the previous month, the lowest on record. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Unemployment Rate in Ireland averaged 10.37 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 June 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.