Ireland Unemployment Rate 1983-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Ireland remained unchanged at 9.70 percent in June of 2015 from 9.70 percent in May of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Ireland averaged 10.98 percent from 1983 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 17.30 percent in December of 1985 and a record low of 3.70 percent in March of 2001. Unemployment Rate in Ireland is reported by the Central Statistics Office Ireland.

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Ireland Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.70 9.70 17.30 3.70 1983 - 2015 percent Monthly
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In Ireland, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. Content for - Ireland Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, July 4, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-04-29 11:00 AM Apr 10% 10% 9.8%
2015-06-03 11:00 AM May 9.8% 9.8% (R) 9.8%
2015-06-30 11:00 AM Jun 9.7% 9.7% (R) 9.4%
2015-07-30 11:00 AM Jul 9.7% 9.3%
2015-09-03 11:00 AM Aug 9.1%
2015-10-01 11:00 AM Sep 9%


Irish Unemployment Rate Steady in June


Irish seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained unchanged at 9.7 percent in June of 2015 after a downwardly revised 9.7 percent in the previous month. It has been on a downward trend since May of 2013 and it is the lowest figure since January of 2009.

The number of persons unemployed was 208,100 in June 2015, a decrease of 500 on a monthly basis and a decrease of 35,900 when compared to June 2014.

While unemployment rate for males decreased to 10.8 percent from 10.9 percent in May, for females remained unchanged at 8.2 percent. The number of males unemployed was 127,900 (-1,100 when compared to May), while the number of females unemployed increased by 600 to 80,200.

Youth unemployment rate was 19.8 percent, down from 20.0 percent last month.

CSO | Yekaterina Guchshina | yekaterina@tradingeconomics.com
6/30/2015 11:50:24 AM


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Ireland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.70 9.70 17.30 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 1943.00 1930.50 2160.60 1500.10 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 209.70 210.00 326.70 67.10 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 5.90 6.60 9.60 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.20 20.70 31.10 6.20 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.80 59.90 64.10 57.00 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 835.04 838.70 841.15 37.03 EUR/Week [+]
Labour Costs 105.37 99.26 120.83 72.73 Index Points [+]
Population 4.59 4.58 4.59 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 [+]
Minimum Wages 1461.85 1461.85 1461.85 944.71 EUR/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.00 May/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.70 May/15 6.40 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 May/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Mar/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 May/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 May/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.40 May/15 12.40 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 May/15 3.30 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.45 May/15 4.31 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.90 May/15 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.60 May/15 5.80 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 May/15 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Mar/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 May/15 3.30 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.60 Mar/15 11.20 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.50 Apr/15 5.50 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jun/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]