Thursday, 5 December 2019
Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
158. To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the estimated number of new jobs that would be created if the percentage of those aged 15 years of age and over in the labour force returned to participation levels of 67.4% as experienced in 2007. [50964/19]
If the labour force participation rate returned to 67.4% we would have 317,900 additional people in the labour force (though not necessarily in employment) as of Q3 2019 (Source: CSO, Labour Force Survey).