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Labour Market

  • Monthly Unemployment: The monthly unemployment rate stood at 7.2% in December 2020
  • Live Register: The number of persons on the Live Register stood at 189,860 in December 2020
  • Labour Force Survey: There were 2,295,200 persons in employment and 174,700 persons unemployed in Q3 2020
  • Earnings and Labour Costs: Average weekly earnings stood at €797.83 in Q3 2020
  • Labour Market Insight Series
  • Impact of Selected COVID-19 Income Supports on Employees - Insights from Real Time Administrative Sources, Series 1
  • Information Note - Implications of COVID-19 on the Live Register and the Monthly Unemployment Estimates - March 2020
  • Technical Note - Monthly Unemployment and COVID-19 Adjusted Estimates - March 2020
  • Information Note - Implications of COVID-19 on the Labour Force Survey - Quarter 1 2020
  • Technical Note – Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - Quarter 1 2020
  • Technical Note - Monthly Unemployment and COVID-19 Adjusted Estimates - updated July 2020
  • Information Note - Implications of COVID-19 on the Labour Force Survey - Quarter 2 2020 Update
  • Technical Note - Live Register August 2020
  • Technical Note – Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - updated Quarter 2 2020
  • Monthly Unemployment and COVID-19 Adjusted Estimates August 2020 Technical Note
  • Technical Note – Impact of COVID-19 on the Earnings and Labour Costs release - updated Quarter 3 2020