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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Ireland

Ireland Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 4.4 % Oct/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 12 % Oct/22
Employed Persons 2553 Thousand Person | 2.553 Million Person 2Q/22
Employment Change  1.6 % 2Q/22
Employment Rate  73.5 % 2Q/22
Full Time Employment 2013 Thousand Person 2Q/22
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.2 % 2Q/22
Part Time Employment 546 Thousand Persons 2Q/22
Unemployed Persons 120 Thousand Persons | 0.12 Million Persons 2Q/22
Unemployment Change 500 Persons | 0.5 K Persons Oct/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Ireland - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Ireland?

  • Unemployment Rate in Ireland remained unchanged at 4.4 % in October 2022. The maximum rate was 17.3 % and minimum was 3.9 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.4 Oct/22 03.11.2022
4.3 Sep/22 05.10.2022
4.3 Aug/22 31.08.2022
4.2 Jul/22 04.08.2022
4.8 Jun/22 06.07.2022
4.7 May/22 01.06.2022
4.8 Apr/22 05.05.2022
5.5 Mar/22 06.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Ireland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Michael Higgins 11.11.2011 - 15.1000 5.8000 15.2000 5.8000 -61.59%
Mary McAleese 10.11.1997 - 11.11.2011 9.9000 15.0000 15.1000 3.7000 51.52%
Mary Robinson 02.12.1990 - 12.09.1997 13.5000 10.4000 15.7000 10.3000 -22.96%
Patrick Hillery 03.12.1976 - 02.12.1990 13.0000 13.4000 17.3000 12.9000 3.08%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Ireland - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Ireland?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Ireland decreased to 12 % in October 2022. The maximum rate was 32 % and minimum was 6.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
12 Oct/22 03.11.2022
12.4 Sep/22 11.10.2022
11.6 Aug/22 05.10.2022
10.9 Jul/22 04.08.2022
5.4 Jun/22 06.07.2022
12.6 Feb/22 02.03.2022
13 Jan/22 02.02.2022
17.4 Sep/21 06.10.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Ireland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Michael Higgins 11.11.2011 - 30.4000 11.9000 31.2000 11.8000 -60.86%
Mary McAleese 10.11.1997 - 11.11.2011 13.8000 30.0000 30.5000 6.2000 117.39%
Mary Robinson 02.12.1990 - 12.09.1997 20.3000 15.0000 26.3000 15.0000 -26.11%
Patrick Hillery 03.12.1976 - 02.12.1990 18.9000 20.0000 25.1000 18.9000 5.82%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Ireland - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Ireland?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Ireland increased to 2553 Thousand Person (2.553 Million Person) in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 2368 Thousand Person and minimum was 1568 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
2553 2Q/22 27.08.2022
2532 1Q/22 28.05.2022
2484 4Q/21 19.02.2022
2466 3Q/21 18.01.2022
2352 2Q/21 25.09.2021
2250 1Q/21 23.06.2021
2298 4Q/20 27.02.2021
2289 3Q/20 21.11.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Ireland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Ireland - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Ireland?

  • Employment Change in Ireland increased by 1.6 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum change was 3.3 % and minimum was -5.9 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.6 2Q/22 11.11.2022
0.7 4Q/21 18.05.2022
4 3Q/21 18.02.2022
3.7 2Q/21 12.10.2021
-1.8 1Q/21 13.07.2021
0.3 4Q/20 20.04.2021
3.3 3Q/20 16.02.2021
-6.1 2Q/20 21.09.2020


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Ireland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Ireland - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Ireland?

  • Employment Rate in Ireland increased to 73.5 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 72.5 % and minimum was 59.3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
73.5 2Q/22 27.08.2022
72.8 1Q/22 28.05.2022
73 4Q/21 19.02.2022
72.2 3Q/21 18.01.2022
68.6 2Q/21 25.09.2021
65.6 1Q/21 23.06.2021
67.8 4Q/20 27.02.2021
67.7 3Q/20 21.11.2020


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Ireland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Ireland - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Ireland?

  • Full Time Employment in Ireland increased to 2013 Thousand Person in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 1877 Thousand Person and minimum was 1298 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
2013 2Q/22 27.08.2022
1997 1Q/22 28.05.2022
1956 4Q/21 19.02.2022
1923 3Q/21 18.01.2022
1875 2Q/21 25.09.2021
1805 1Q/21 26.06.2021
1868 4Q/20 27.02.2021
1847 3Q/20 21.11.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Ireland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Ireland - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Ireland?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Ireland decreased to 1.2 % in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 9.8 % and minimum was 1.1 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.2 2Q/22 08.10.2022
1.7 1Q/22 16.07.2022
1.7 4Q/21 18.05.2022
1.7 3Q/21 17.02.2022
2 2Q/21 18.01.2022
1.7 1Q/21 17.07.2021
1.5 4Q/20 10.07.2021
1.4 3Q/20 19.12.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Ireland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Ireland - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Ireland?

  • Part Time Employment in Ireland increased to 546 Thousand Persons in the second quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 492 Thousand Persons and minimum was 269 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
546 2Q/22 27.08.2022
532 1Q/22 28.05.2022
550 4Q/21 19.02.2022
531 3Q/21 18.01.2022
478 2Q/21 25.09.2021
434 1Q/21 26.06.2021
438 4Q/20 27.02.2021
440 3Q/20 21.11.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Ireland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployment Change (Persons)

Unemployment Change
                     Ireland - Historical Data (Persons)

What is Unemployment Change in Ireland?

  • Unemployment Change in Ireland increased by 500 Persons (0.5 K Persons) in October 2022. The maximum change was 36254 Persons and minimum was -32270 Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
500 Oct/22 12.11.2022
-18070 Sep/22 08.10.2022
425 Aug/22 03.09.2022
9881 Jul/22 13.08.2022
14916 Jun/22 09.07.2022
-5101 May/22 04.06.2022
-1992 Apr/22 14.05.2022
15748 Mar/22 09.04.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Persons)

Unemployment Change in Ireland by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Ireland

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 66 66
Wages 2Q/22 3626.157 USD/Month 3659.424
Initial Jobless Claims Oct/22 41.541 K 43.341
Labor Force Participation Rate 2Q/22 65.3 % 65.2
Living Wage Individual 2018 1297.222 USD/Month 1116.739

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Oct/22 6 % 5.7
Ireland Oct/22 4.4 % 4.4
Luxembourg Oct/22 4.9 % 4.9
Spain 3Q/22 12.67 % 12.48
Iceland Oct/22 2.8 % 3.6
Norway Sep/22 3.2 % 3.3
Belarus Dec/21 3.9 % 4.05
Belgium Sep/22 5.7 % 5.8
Bulgaria Sep/22 4.2 % 4.3
Croatia Oct/22 6.5 % 6.1
Cyprus Sep/22 8 % 8.3
Czech Republic Oct/22 3.5 % 3.5
Denmark Sep/22 2.2 % 2.2
Estonia 3Q/22 5.6 % 5.8
Euro Area Sep/22 6.6 % 6.7
European Union Sep/22 6 % 6
Finland Oct/22 5.8 % 6.7
France 3Q/22 7.3 % 7.4
Germany Oct/22 5.5 % 5.5
Greece Sep/22 11.8 % 12.1
Hungary Oct/22 3.6 % 3.7
Italy Sep/22 7.9 % 7.9
Latvia 3Q/22 6.9 % 6.6
Lithuania Oct/22 8.3 % 8.1
Macedonia 2Q/22 14.5 % 14.8
Malta 2Q/22 2.9 % 3.2
Moldova 2Q/22 2.4 % 3
Montenegro Sep/22 19.08 % 19.16
Netherlands Oct/22 3.7 % 3.8
Poland Oct/22 5.1 % 5.1
Portugal 3Q/22 5.8 % 5.7
Romania Sep/22 5.2 % 5.1
Russia Sep/22 3.9 % 3.8
Serbia 2Q/22 8.9 % 10.6
Slovakia Oct/22 5.9 % 6.1
Slovenia Sep/22 5.3 % 5.5
Sweden Oct/22 7.1 % 6.5
Switzerland Oct/22 1.9 % 1.9
Turkey Sep/22 10.1 % 9.8
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.6 % 9.2
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2020 1.9 % 1.5
Albania 2Q/22 11.5 % 11.7
Bosnia and Herzegovina Aug/22 30.17 % 30.17
Kosovo 3Q/21 17.7 % 20.5