Back to Top

Central Statistics Office

Search currently unavailable

 Skip navigation

Date Last Updated: 27-03-2018

Survey Name:

Monthly Unemployment

Survey purpose:

To provide a timely measure of monthly unemployment estimates using the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS)

Legislative Basis National:

Legislative Basis European:



Statistical Population:

All private households and their current members residing in the state at the time of data collection.

Sampling Frame:

Collection of listed dwelling units enumeration books maintained by CSO interviews in the context of the QNHS.

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:

1998 - 2017

Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Age (15-24, 25-74, 15-74) and Sex (Male, Female, All)

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

Monthly Unemployment Rate

Principal External Users:

Government, Business, Economists, Policy makers, Eurostat, National media - journalists etc.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Social & Demographic Statistics

Contact Person:

Catalina Gonzalez

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Martina O'Callaghan, Sabrina Bowen

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000