Irish underemployment over 20%
Posted on May 22, 2014 by Rory O'Farrell
Despite improvements in the labour market Irish underemployment combined with unemployment is 22.3%. The underemployed figure includes those who are part-time unemployed and those who wish to work but are not actively seeking work. The underemployment rate has been falling more slowly than unemployment.
More information on underemployment can be found in indicator 2.5a of the Quarterly Economic Facts.