Ireland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 4.8 percent in February 2020, the same as in January and compared with 5.0 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. The number of unemployed rose by 400 from the previous month and it went up by 200 from a year earlier to 120,100. The unemployment rate for males was recorded at 5.0 percent, unchanged from January; and that for females was 4.6 percent, also the same as in the prior month. Youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers aged 15-24 years, edged down to 11.4 percent from 11.5 percent in January.
Unemployment Rate in Ireland averaged 10.64 percent from 1983 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 17.30 percent in December of 1985 and a record low of 3.90 percent in November 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 April of 2020. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland
Unemployment Rate in Ireland is expected to be 25.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Ireland to stand at 18.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 9.50 percent in 2021 and 7.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.