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 Employment and Unemployment of Irish and Non-Irish Nationals

Economic Status of Irish and Non-Irish Nationals, aged 15+, Quarter 4, 2016 and  Quater 4, 2015 ('000s)               

Nationality
In employment
UnemployedNot economically
active
Total

Q4 2016
Irish nationals* 
Non-Irish nationals:
   - EU15 excl Ireland
   - EU15 to EU28 States
   - Other  
Total persons 


1,731.7
316.4
75.7
141.2
99.6
2,048.1

121.8
25.6
5.9
11.1
8.6
147.4

1,294.3
164.9
57.3
43.2
64.5
1,459.3

3,147.9
507.0
138.9
195.4
172.6
3,654.8

Q4 2015
Irish nationals* 
Non-Irish nationals:
   - EU15 excl Ireland
   - EU15 to EU28 States
   - Other  
Total persons 


1,682.2
300.9
71.0
137.9
92.0
1,983.0

152.8
34.7
7.2
14.3
13.2
187.5

1,286.8
161.2
53.2
40.4
67.6
1,448.0

3,121.7
496.8
131.4
192.6
172.8
3,618.5
Year on year changes 
Irish nationals 
Non-Irish nationals 
Total persons 
49.6
15.6
65.1
-30.9
-9.1
-40.0
7.5
3.7
11.2
26.1
10.2
36.3

Source: Central Statistics Office, Quarterly National Household Survey. Quarter 4 2016.               
*Includes 'not stated'.  Data may be subject to future revision. Data may be subject to sampling or other survey errors, which are greater in respect of smaller values or estimates of change.

                            


Employment Permits issued and renewed in Ireland 2000 - 2016

2016 Employment Permits

Source: Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. Note: In 2007 employment permits became 2 year permits, accounting for some of the decline in permits issued from 2008 onwards.

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Employment Permits Issued and Renewed, 2000 -  2016
YearPermits Issued
Permits Renewed

Total Permits Issued (incl. Group Permits)

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

7,691

6,076

4,861

3,034

2,919

3,184

3,394

4,024

8,481

10,147

8,254

8,166

10,821

22,512

23,759

29,951

15,735

1,682

1,177

634

829

1,088

2,016

3,877

3,938

5,086

13,457

16,600

18,970

23,246

25,039

16,562

6,485

2,271

9,373

7,253

5,495

3,863

4,007

5,200

7,271

7,962

13,567

23,604

24,854

27,136

34,067

47,551

40,321

36,436

18,006

Source: Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

Note: In 2007 employment permits became 2 year permits, accounting for some of the decline in permits issued from 2008 onwards

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269.7
74.2
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