Ireland: Labor force participation rate: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Ireland from 1990 to 2017. The average value for Ireland during that period was 58.67 percent with a minumum of 52.3 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 63.9 percent in 2007. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The labor force participation rate is the percent of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active. That includes the employed and the unemployed individuals.
Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.