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.

Ok
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.

Please Paste this Code in your Website
width
height
Ireland Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.80 4.80 17.30 3.90 1983 - 2020 percent Monthly
SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-12-03 11:00 AM Nov 4.8% 4.8% 4.8%
2020-01-07 11:00 AM Dec 4.8% 4.8% 4.7%
2020-02-04 11:00 AM Jan 4.8% 4.7% 4.7%
2020-03-03 11:00 AM Feb 4.8% 4.8% 4.7%
2020-05-06 10:00 AM Apr 12%
2020-06-03 10:00 AM May 19%
2020-06-30 10:00 AM Jun 25%
2020-08-05 10:00 AM Jul


News Stream
Irish Jobless Rate Unchanged at 4.8% in February
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.
2020-03-03
Irish Jobless Rate Rises to 4.8% in January
Ireland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 4.8 percent in January 2020 from a downwardly revised 4.7 percent in the previous month, as the number of unemployed rose by 3,300 to 120,200. The unemployment rate for males was recorded at 5.3 percent, above December’s 4.9 percent; while that for females was 4.6 percent, unchanged from the prior month. Youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers aged 15-24 years, rose to 11.8 percent from 11.1 percent in December.
2020-02-04
Irish Jobless Rate Holds Steady at 13-Year Low
Ireland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 4.8 percent in December 2019, unchanged from the previous month's near 13-year low, as the number of unemployed rose by 1,100 to 119,000. Youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers aged 15-24 years, edged up to 12.6 percent from 12.5 percent in November.
2020-01-07
Ireland Jobless Rate Unchanged at 13-Year Low
Ireland's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 4.8 percent in November of 2019, the same as in the previous month and it remained the lowest jobless rate since January 2007. Still, unemployed persons rose by 100 to 117,800.
2019-12-03

Ireland Unemployment Rate
In Ireland, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.