Unemployment

Updated: Tuesday 18 March 2014 14.27

Sources: CSO

Unemployment Quarterly National Household Survey
  In Employment Unemployment Labour Force
Q4 2010 1,857.3 310.9 2,168.2
Q1 2011 1,841.8 307.6 2,149.4
Q2 2011 1,861.3 317.4 2,178.7
Q3 2011 1,843.6 328.1 2,173.7
Q4 2011 1,847.7 313.9 2,161.5
Q1 2012 1,825 321.9 2,146.9
Q2 2012 1,836.2 323.0 2,159.1
Q3 2012 1,841.3 324.5 2,165.8
Q4 2012 1,848.9 294.6 2,143.5
Q1 2013 1,845.6 292.0 2,137.5
Q2 2013 1,869.9 300.7 2,170.7
Q3 2013 1,899.3 282.9 2,182.1
Q4 2013 1,909.8 253.2 2,163.1
 
Unemployment Rate
Q4 2010 14.7%
Q1 2011 14.3%
Q2 2011 14.4%
Q3 2011 14.8%
Q4 2011 14.8%
Q1 2012 15.1%
Q2 2012 14.8%
Q3 2012 14.6%
Q4 2012 14.1%
Q1 2013 13.8%
Q2 2013 13.6%
Q3 2013 12.7%
Q4 2013 12.1%
Source:CSO
 
Unemployment
1990* 176,000 13.4%
1998 95,100 5.8%
1999 81,500 4.7%
2000 65,600 3.7%
2001 71,000 4.0%
2002 84,100 4.5%
2003 86,500 4.6%
2004 87,000 4.5%
2005 91,300 4.4%
2006 88,700 4.2%
2007 101,000 4.5%
2008 137,000 6.1%
2009 259,000 11.8%
2010 299,000 14.7%
2011 304,200 14.6%
Source:CSO
* Figure from Central Bank