Employment Rate in Ireland decreased to 69.80 percent in the first quarter of 2020 from 70.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Employment Rate in Ireland averaged 66.48 percent from 1998 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 72.50 percent in the third quarter of 2007 and a record low of 59.30 percent in the first quarter of 2012. This page provides - Ireland Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ireland Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2020. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland

Employment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 68.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Ireland to stand at 68.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Employment Rate is projected to trend around 68.60 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
69.80 70.20 72.50 59.30 1998 - 2020 percent Quarterly
NSA

Ireland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.40 17.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2372.20 2350.60 2372.20 1567.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 114.40 110.60 356.20 69.90 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change 9532.00 22593.00 36254.00 -32270.00 Persons [+]
Part Time Employment 483.20 490.10 490.10 268.40 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 1880.10 1864.90 1880.10 1299.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 62.60 66.70 59.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.40 9.80 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.50 12.60 31.60 6.20 percent [+]
Labour Costs 97.50 93.70 148.90 89.10 points [+]
Minimum Wages 10.10 9.80 10.10 5.58 EUR/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 905.14 862.30 912.38 37.03 EUR/Week [+]
Population 4.90 4.83 4.90 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 58000.00 53992.00 196988.00 20203.00 Persons [+]
Wage Growth 3.50 3.60 3.60 -2.90 percent [+]
Wages 783.62 768.14 783.62 676.58 EUR/Week [+]
Productivity 114.50 113.30 114.50 46.70 points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 24.17 23.53 24.17 20.52 EUR [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.40 32.60 32.80 30.90 [+]
Employment Change 1.30 0.90 2.50 -3.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 69.80 70.20 72.50 59.30 percent [+]


Ireland Employment Rate
In Ireland, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.