Employment statistics

Employment Permits issued and renewed in Ireland 2008 - 2018

SourceDepartment of Business, Enterprise and Innovation.


Employment and Unemployment of Irish and Non-Irish Nationals

Economic Status of Irish and Non-Irish Nationals, aged 15+, Quarter 4, 2018 and  Quater 4, 2017 ('000s)               

Nationality In employment Unemployed Not economically 
active
Total

Q4 2018
Irish nationals*  
Non-Irish nationals:
   - EU15 excl Ireland
   - EU15 to EU28 States
   - Other  
Total persons 


1,906.3
375.0
119.8
163.8
91.5
2,281.3

102.8
26.0
5.4
10.4
10.2
128.8

1,329.8
137.3
51.1
42.9
43.3
1,467.0

3,338.9
538.3
176.3
217.0
145.0
3,877.2

Q4 2017
Irish nationals*  
Non-Irish nationals:
   - EU15 excl Ireland
   - EU15 to EU28 States
   - Other  
Total persons 


1,884.7
346.0
107.5
159.9
78.6
2,230.8

115.3
28.7
9.3
12.4
7.0
144.0

1,303.8
139.6
54.0
40.2
45.4
1,448.0

3,303.80
514.4
170.7
212.6
131.1
3,818.2
Year on year changes 
Irish nationals  
Non-Irish nationals  
Total persons 
21.5
29.0
50.5
-12.5
-2.7
-15.2
26.0
-2.4
23.6
35.1
23.9
59.0

Source: Central Statistics Office, Quarterly National Household Survey. Quarter 4 2018.                
*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.