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Date Last Updated: 01-08-2017

Survey Name:

Population & Labour Force Projections

Survey purpose:

To project the total population forward at five year intervals for the period 2016 to 2046 and the total labour force for the years 2016, 2021 and 2026.

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Not applicable

Periodicity:

Five years

Statistical Population:

The population concept of usual residence is applied. Counted under this concept are all persons who are permanently resident in the State and those who intend to reside in the State for a period of 12 months or more.

Sampling Frame:

Not applicable

Reference Area:

State

Time Coverage:

2011-2046

Base Period:

2011

Sector Coverage:

Not applicable

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

The projected population is classified by age and sex. The labour force is classified by age, sex and female marital status.

Principal External Users:

Government Departments, planners and policy makers and media organisations.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Social & Demographic Statistics

Contact Person:

James Hegarty

Contact Person Function:

Statistician

Other Business Area Specialists:

Caroline Barrett

Contact email:

demography@cso.ie

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000