Labour Market

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

The number of persons aged 15 years and over classified by International Labour Organization (ILO) economic status, principal economic status, NUTS2/3 regions, sex, duration of unemployment, age group, employment status, NACE economic sector, occupation, usual hours of work and highest level of education attained; estimated adult members of family units classified by composition of family unit, ILO economic status and sex; labour force situation of married females classified by age group; employment rates; indicators of potential labour supply; the number of persons in employment, unemployed, in the labour force (ILO) classified by sex and age group. A seasonally adjusted series is also provided.

Source

CSO Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) and Census.

Scope

All persons aged 15 years and over.

Frequency

Quarterly

Reference period

CSO Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) and Census.

Start date

1998 quarter 1

Timeliness

3 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Economic status
    At work; Unemployed; Student; On home duties; Retired; Other.
  • Economic status (ILO)
    In labour force (In employment full-time; In employment part-time (Part-time not underemployed; Part-time underemployed); Unemployed seeking full-time work; Unemployed seeking part-time work); Not in labour force (Marginally attached to the labour force; Others).
  • Age
    15-19 years; 20-24; 25-34; 35-44; 45-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65+ years.
  • Employment status
    Self employed (with paid employees); Self employed (with no paid employees); Employee; Assisting relative.
  • Region (NUTS2, NUTS3)
    Border, Midland and Western (Border; Midland; West); Southern and Eastern (Dublin; Mid-East; Mid-West; South-East; South-West).
  • Unemployment duration
    1 year; 1+ years.
  • Economic sector (NACE Revision 2)
    Agriculture, forestry and fishing; Industry; Construction; Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; Transport and storage; Accommodation and food service activities; Information and communication; Financial, insurance and real estate activities; Professional, scientific and technical activities; Administrative and support service activities; Public administration and defence; compulsory social security; Education; Human health and social work activities; Other NACE activities.
  • Occupational group
    Managers and administrators; Professional; Associate professional and technical; Clerical and secretarial; Craft and related; Personal and protective service; Sales; Plant and machine operatives; Other.
  • Hours of work
    1-9 hours; 10-19; 20-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45+ hours; Variable hours.
  • Education level
    Primary or below; Lower secondary; Higher secondary; Post leaving cert; Third level non degree; Third level degree or above; Other.
  • Family unit composition
    Husband and wife (or couple) without children (Wife/female partner aged under 45; aged 45 to 64; aged 65 or over); Husband and wife (or couple) with children (At least 1 child aged under 5 and no child aged 15 or over; At least 1 child aged under 5 and at least 1 child aged 15 or over; All children aged 5 to 14; No child aged under 5, at least 1 child aged 5 to 14 and at least 1 child aged 15 or over; All children aged 15 or over); Lone parent with children (At least 1 child aged under 5 and no child aged 15 or over; At least 1 child aged under 5 and at least 1 child aged 15 or over; All children aged 5 to 14; No child aged under 5, at least 1 child aged 5 to 14 and at least 1 child aged 15 or over; All children aged 15 or over).

Theme

Labour Market and Earnings - Labour Market

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2016-02-02

Keywords

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