International Labor Comparisons

Country at a Glance

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Ireland, selected international labor statistics, 2010–12
Indicator Unit Report Time Series 2010 2011 2012

Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing

Hourly compensation costs

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

38.57 39.74 38.17

Hourly pay for time worked

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

26.43 27.43 25.78

Hourly directly paid benefits

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

5.75 6.04 5.71

Hourly social insurance expenditures and labor-related taxes

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

6.40 6.27 6.68

Labor market

Unemployment rate - Total

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

13.7

Employment-population ratio - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

52.2

Labor force participation rate

Labor force participation rate - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

68.3

Labor force participation rate - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

52.4

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

GDP per capita

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

41,371 41,537

GDP per hour

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

64.83 66.74

GDP per employed person

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

100,162 102,983

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of International Labor Comparisons.

Last Modified Date: August 21, 2013

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