Ireland: Unemployment rate

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 Ireland

Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 4.2
 Reference March 2024
 Measure percent
 Data availability January 1983 - March 2024
 Average 10.12
 Min - Max 3.6 - 17.3
 Source Eurostat
For that indicator, we provide data for Ireland from January 1983 to March 2024. The average value for Ireland during that period was 10.12 percent with a minimum of 3.6 percent in November 2000 and a maximum of 17.3 percent in January 1986. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Ireland - Unemployment rate  - recent values

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Ireland - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 1983-2024
Measure: percent
Source: Eurostat


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Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 2.70 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 4.48 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 4.39 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 4.34 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 10.79 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 65.05 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 46.81 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 59.87 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 70.40 2023 percent
 Self-employment 13.96 2022 percent
 Employment 2.64 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 4.40 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 131.00 Q3/2023 index points
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