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CSO statistical release, 22 March 2017, 11am

County Incomes and Regional GDP

2014

Disposable Income Per Person, 2013 and 2014
  
Region20132014 
       
Border, Midlands and Western16,67816,991    
Border16,31016,601    
Midland16,78217,035    
West17,03917,413    
       
Southern and Eastern19,22619,990    
Dublin20,83421,963    
Mid East18,16118,947    
Mid West18,66919,021    
South East17,68518,389    
South West18,46618,796    
State18,53619,178    
   
   

Average Income Highest in Dublin Region in 2014

Figure 1 Disposable Income per Person Percentage Deviation from State Average
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Of the eight regional authority areas, the Dublin region had the highest average disposable income per person in 2014. At €21,963 it was 14.5%  higher than the State figure of €19,178 and approximately 5.5% higher than the figure of €20,834 (revised) for 2013.  Of  the remaining seven regions, only the Mid West, at  €19,021  (revised €18,669 for 2013) had an average disposable income per person  on a par with the State average  (-0.8%  in 2014 and  0.7%  in 2013). The Border  region with €16,601  and  the  Midland  region with €17,035  fared  worst  among the eight regions at approximately 13 and  11 per cent  respectively  below the State average.

The gap between the maximum and minimum value of per capita disposable income per region, increased  from  €4,524  (revised) in 2013  to €5,362  in 2014, due to  Dublin regional incomes increasing  by  €1,129 (5.4%)  while those  of  the lowest region, Border, increased   by  €291  (1.7%). See  Table 3.

Dublin continues to remain the only region with higher per capita disposable income than the State average during the entire 2006-2014 period while the Midland, Border and West regions  continue  to earn less than the State average.

Viewed from this longer term perspective (i.e. from 2006 onwards) the divergence in income between the regions and Dublin was at its lowest in 2010 but has continued to widen in  2011,  2012  2013 and 2014.

The lowest difference between maximum and minimum disposable incomes was €917 in the Mid-West in 2011 while the largest difference was €5,362 in the Border region in 2014.

Greater uncertainty at county level

While the county figures involve uncertainty they do provide a useful indication of the degree of variability at county level.  Dublin, Limerick,  Kildare and Cork  are the only counties where per capita disposable income exceeded the state average in 2014.

At the other end of the spectrum, some  counties  have never had per capita disposable  income greater  than the State average  during the entire period  2004  to 2014.  

Primary income plays a major role

Adding social transfers to primary income and subtracting off income taxes and social insurance contributions, results in disposable income. In the counties of  Dublin,  Kildare,  Meath , Wicklow,  Cork, Kilkenny, Limerick and Galway, primary income significantly exceeded disposable income in 2014  (see  Table 1). These are the counties with high employment  rates as indicated in the results of  the  2011 Census.

Tables

In Table 4 the indices in columns 2013 and 2014 have been changed since original date of publication, all other columns remain unchanged. The data in Table 3 which form the basis for the indices in Table 4 were not affected. Columns 2013 and 2014, in Table 4, were  incorrectly linked to a previous version of Table 3, on day of publication, but this has now been rectified. 

Tables 1 to 8 show all the county income information and tables 9 to 15a show regional Gross Value Added (GVA) information.   

Due to confidentiality issues arising from the changes in 2015 there is no preliminary analysis for 2015 in this release. For more information see:  

http://www.cso.ie/en/media/csoie/newsevents/documents/pr_GDPexplanatorynote.pdf

Tables 9,9b & 9c have been re-ordered and tables 9a and 9d newly included, this year.

Tables 16 and onwards have been omitted from the release as they contain data that can be accessed through the CSO's Statbank facility (link to statbank is in the information box).

assets mainly arising from the disposal of holdings of financial corporations during 2016 (Tables 2 and 7).   

Figure 2 Household Disposable Income per Person 2014
Table 1 Estimates of Primary, Total & Disposable Household Income by Region & County in 2014    
           
Compensation of EmployeesIncome of Self EmployedRent 1 of DwellingsNet Interest and DividendsPrimary IncomeSocial TransfersTotal 2 Household IncomeTaxesDisposable Household IncomeDisposable Income per Person
 
           
 €m€m€m€m€m€m€m€m€m
          
Border, Midland & Western15,5782,3201,90473120,5347,07227,1935,98121,21216,991
           
Border6,0709437382868,0373,00110,8772,2908,58716,601
Cavan92816698441,2373781,5903481,24216,889
Donegal1,487280211732,0519903,0005622,43815,061
Leitrim38479431952519270714656117,565
Louth1,666169201752,1117382,8076302,17617,626
Monaghan72712181349643261,27027499616,395
Sligo877128104411,1493771,5033291,17417,868
           
Midland3,6834604021684,7131,6106,2281,3954,83317,035
Laois1,176110113521,4514171,8394341,40517,365
Longford44368502158125282216965316,663
Offaly928128108431,2074361,6193511,26816,460
Westmeath1,135155131521,4735051,9494421,50717,408
           
West5,8259177642777,7842,46110,0882,2977,79117,413
Galway3,5125074691664,6541,3565,9161,4014,51517,929
Mayo1,560275202752,1127592,8286002,22816,978
Roscommon75313593361,0183461,3442961,04816,281
           
Southern & Eastern57,5097,6516,8152,65874,63217,84490,97623,78567,19019,990
           
Dublin26,4232,4553,2091,18533,2736,65439,25811,16728,09121,963
           
Mid East8,8721,25599741111,5342,49213,7953,68510,10918,947
Kildare3,7054154031674,6909985,5941,4984,09619,385
Meath3,0514803161423,9897864,6961,2693,42618,520
Wicklow2,1163592771022,8557083,5059182,58818,850
           
Mid West5,6189016282647,4122,2079,4692,2217,24919,021
Clare1,550270184742,0786182,6546292,02517,201
Limerick3,2004033271454,0741,1705,1621,2323,93020,395
North Tipperary869227118451,2594191,6533601,29318,305
           
South East6,6471,2807833229,0312,98911,8392,6479,19318,389
Carlow73311591359733521,3062811,02518,686
Kilkenny1,359274150661,8484902,3015611,74018,147
South Tipperary1,168222132561,5795342,0814701,61118,137
Waterford1,600272182762,1307092,7966382,15718,870
Wexford1,788397227892,5019053,3566972,65918,213
           
South West9,9461,7611,19847713,3823,50216,6154,06612,54918,796
Cork8,2411,32097238910,9222,69813,4013,37110,03019,234
Kerry1,705441227882,4598043,2146952,51917,234
           
State73,0859,9718,7193,39095,16524,916118,16929,76788,40219,178
           
1 Includes imputed rent of owner occupied dwellings.
2 Total Household Income does not equal the sum of Primary Income & Social Transfers due to the effect of the Statistical Discrepancy (-€1,913m in 2014 at State level).
Table 2 Estimates of Primary, Total & Disposable Household Income by Region & County in 2013
           
 Compensation of EmployeesIncome of Self EmployedRent 1 of DwellingsNet Interest and DividendsPrimary IncomeSocial TransfersTotal 2 Household IncomeTaxesDisposable Household IncomeDisposable Income per Person
 
           
 €m€m€m€m€m€m€m€m€m
          
Border, Midland & Western15,3052,2251,69034119,5607,16826,2225,47520,74716,678
           
Border5,9459036551337,6363,04910,4872,0808,40716,310
Cavan90615787201,1703811,5213111,21016,516
Donegal1,462271187341,9541,0022,9065052,40114,883
Leitrim3847639950719568913555517,421
Louth1,625169178352,0077552,7115842,12617,282
Monaghan69310672158863331,19623895815,816
Sligo87612492191,1113821,4643061,15817,685
           
Midland3,650434357794,5191,6246,0261,2824,74416,782
Laois1,171103100241,3994181,7813981,38317,152
Longford45264451057125681215565716,839
Offaly91512096201,1514401,5613191,24216,176
Westmeath1,112146116241,3985101,8724101,46216,948
           
West5,7108886781297,4062,4959,7092,1137,59617,039
Galway3,449491416774,4341,3705,6901,2984,39117,501
Mayo1,524267179352,0057812,7345462,18816,734
Roscommon73713083179663441,2852691,01715,853
           
Southern & Eastern55,5617,4186,0481,22570,25118,09286,52722,13864,38919,226
           
Dublin25,2922,4422,84654231,1236,75837,07610,52526,55120,834
           
Mid East8,5291,21088418810,8122,51513,0473,3929,65518,161
Kildare3,573396357774,4031,0135,3021,4013,90118,530
Meath2,912470281653,7287894,4211,1413,27917,791
Wicklow2,044344246472,6817133,3258502,47418,089
           
Mid West5,5378835591247,1032,2379,1572,0677,08918,669
Clare1,535261163351,9946232,5665931,97316,817
Limerick3,136396291683,8901,1914,9811,1423,83819,990
North Tipperary867226105211,2194231,6103321,27818,155
           
South East6,3131,1736951458,3263,03111,1412,3328,80917,685
Carlow69510481168953591,23124898317,973
Kilkenny1,331253134301,7484932,1964981,69817,780
South Tipperary1,114204117251,4615441,9684041,56417,665
Waterford1,498244162341,9387142,6025672,03617,869
Wexford1,674368201402,2839203,1446152,52917,384
           
South West9,8891,7111,06422512,8883,55216,1063,82212,28418,466
Cork8,2701,29086318510,6082,73313,0663,1989,86818,993
Kerry1,618421201402,2808193,0406242,41616,588
           
State70,8659,6437,7371,56689,81125,260112,74927,61385,13618,536
           
1 Includes imputed rent of owner occupied dwellings.
2 Total Household Income does not equal the sum of Primary Income & Social Transfers due to the effect of the Statistical Discrepancy (-€2,322m in 2013 at State level).
Table 3 Estimates of Disposable Income Per Person by Region and County, 2006 to 20141 
          
 Disposable Income per Person (€)
200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western18,44819,40120,72719,27318,12517,10517,43216,67816,991
          
Border18,02119,20420,33518,93517,77516,84816,99616,31016,601
Cavan18,92920,54921,58319,93618,61016,74217,05716,51616,889
Donegal15,76516,77117,96617,05916,34715,62915,62814,88315,061
Leitrim19,02120,13321,83320,31519,29417,93918,30817,42117,565
Louth20,06421,35922,67721,04319,25517,77618,01317,28217,626
Monaghan18,02819,04119,79417,60716,50016,78116,27015,81616,395
Sligo18,45019,61720,45219,30018,22917,75518,41817,68517,868
          
Midland18,74119,40620,56718,89217,65416,98017,21916,78217,035
Laois19,16020,08321,61019,89018,41617,22817,32717,15217,365
Longford18,46919,08620,36918,63717,51717,05717,32216,83916,663
Offaly18,67619,01119,90317,98416,67516,32116,56316,17616,460
Westmeath18,57219,34020,38618,98917,95717,30117,65316,94817,408
          
West18,75719,62421,27919,90718,83517,48218,07217,03917,413
Galway19,48720,53222,29820,72619,62817,78418,58017,50117,929
Mayo17,46518,21519,70318,73117,80417,31217,67416,73416,978
Roscommon18,74019,16620,76219,29018,00016,64616,89515,85316,281
          
Southern and Eastern20,59521,72923,15321,29619,95619,38219,84319,22619,990
          
Dublin21,96523,03024,67322,76621,27820,69021,34720,83421,963
          
Mid East20,97221,95123,30021,19819,43018,52418,97618,16118,947
Kildare21,50022,31123,78621,76819,72318,85819,33818,53019,385
Meath21,79322,97824,40121,92020,14218,27618,59817,79118,520
Wicklow19,25820,23621,31819,54018,17818,34318,93018,08918,850
          
Mid West19,50120,54121,78620,08919,61319,77220,01118,66919,021
Clare18,86520,13221,69619,65918,87817,33317,72216,81717,201
Limerick19,63920,68221,67220,16019,80721,67721,74319,99020,395
North Tipperary20,18220,82822,26620,61220,30118,64319,10118,15518,305
          
South East19,12020,76921,93220,03018,60617,69417,91817,68518,389
Carlow18,70120,32621,51219,82418,63618,30818,51617,97318,686
Kilkenny18,68820,13321,62019,55117,89217,24617,49217,78018,147
South Tipperary18,88320,54821,50820,18118,44717,84517,78217,66518,137
Waterford19,27420,81321,66719,69418,49117,99718,43017,86918,870
Wexford19,60921,49422,83120,63219,29617,42817,65517,38418,213
          
South West19,41120,44921,80520,19919,06518,60419,00118,46618,796
Cork19,98021,05622,48620,81919,66119,05719,44118,99319,234
Kerry17,49018,39819,50518,10217,05116,98717,43116,58817,234
          
State20,02121,10722,50420,75219,46218,76519,19018,53619,178
          
1 Estimates are provided for Regional Authority areas and counties. The county estimates should be interpreted with caution because
 the underlying data are not always sufficiently robust. They should be regarded as indicative of relative levels rather than as accurate
absolute figures
Table 4 Indices of Disposable Income Per Person by Region and County, 2006 to 2014
          
 Indices of Disposable Income (State = 100)
 200620072008200920102,011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western92.191.992.192.993.191.290.890.088.6
          
Border90.091.090.491.291.389.888.688.086.6
Cavan94.597.495.996.195.689.288.989.188.1
Donegal78.779.579.882.284.083.381.480.378.5
Leitrim95.095.497.097.999.195.695.494.091.6
Louth100.2101.2100.8101.498.994.793.993.291.9
Monaghan90.090.288.084.884.889.484.885.385.5
Sligo92.292.990.993.093.794.696.095.493.2
          
Midland93.691.991.491.090.790.589.790.588.8
Laois95.795.196.095.894.691.890.392.590.5
Longford92.390.490.589.890.090.990.390.886.9
Offaly93.390.188.486.785.787.086.387.385.8
Westmeath92.891.690.691.592.392.292.091.490.8
          
West93.793.094.695.996.893.294.291.990.8
Galway97.397.399.199.9100.994.896.894.493.5
Mayo87.286.387.690.391.592.392.190.388.5
Roscommon93.690.892.393.092.588.788.085.584.9
          
Southern and Eastern102.9102.9102.9102.6102.5103.3103.4103.7104.2
          
Dublin109.7109.1109.6109.7109.3110.3111.2112.4114.5
          
Mid East104.8104.0103.5102.199.898.798.998.098.8
Kildare107.4105.7105.7104.9101.3100.5100.8100.0101.1
Meath108.9108.9108.4105.6103.597.496.996.096.6
Wicklow96.295.994.794.293.497.798.697.698.3
          
Mid West97.497.396.896.8100.8105.4104.3100.799.2
Clare94.295.496.494.797.092.492.390.789.7
Limerick98.198.096.397.1101.8115.5113.3107.8106.3
North Tipperary100.898.798.999.3104.399.399.597.995.4
          
South East95.598.497.596.595.694.393.495.495.9
Carlow93.496.395.695.595.897.696.597.097.4
Kilkenny93.395.496.194.291.991.991.295.994.6
South Tipperary94.397.395.697.294.895.192.795.394.6
Waterford96.398.696.394.995.095.996.096.498.4
Wexford97.9101.8101.599.499.192.992.093.895.0
          
South West97.096.996.997.398.099.199.099.698.0
Cork99.899.899.9100.3101.0101.6101.3102.5100.3
Kerry87.487.286.787.287.690.590.889.589.9
          
State100100100100100100100100100
          
1 Estimates are provided for Regional Authority areas and counties. The county estimates should be interpreted with caution because the
underlying data are not always sufficiently robust. They should be regarded as indicative of relative levels rather than as accurate absolute figures.
Table 5 Estimates of Total Income Per Person by Region and County, 2006 to 20141
          
  
 200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western23,08824,19825,11523,47622,12121,29921,65921,13921,767
          
Border22,36423,70124,39822,83821,43920,76820,85920,45220,940
Cavan23,63125,66126,08124,24122,63120,77721,17120,85221,560
Donegal19,21520,21921,15520,17619,33218,74718,62118,09318,485
Leitrim23,53124,66626,15024,42923,21222,10122,35821,39722,418
Louth25,08926,61327,41625,58123,38822,36922,57022,23522,512
Monaghan22,39723,57323,74421,19219,88120,78319,97320,06120,608
Sligo23,26424,62124,96423,75222,47522,07022,89522,36722,929
          
Midland23,71624,44525,15323,14721,68121,24321,48221,17322,104
Laois24,40725,53026,67524,61222,77121,85921,87321,72923,108
Longford23,21423,86624,81522,61721,24220,53921,01820,41321,431
Offaly23,49023,72624,11921,84720,27920,27520,50620,31820,964
Westmeath23,56724,44524,97123,32922,22121,84722,19721,75722,484
          
West23,53024,61525,92024,42623,19821,94922,69721,91122,509
Galway24,65625,98127,39925,68624,43222,60923,64922,80323,466
Mayo21,59122,51623,67522,64721,57321,26121,69121,11221,457
Roscommon23,39023,89025,07123,41321,94820,76921,02120,05320,911
          
Southern and Eastern27,19028,65029,52827,29525,71425,65126,28825,81127,069
          
Dublin29,94431,46932,47730,11528,36828,47529,42029,04030,729
          
Mid East28,19229,40630,16427,53925,37724,78725,40824,41825,870
Kildare29,02730,03530,89828,37325,83125,42726,10225,03426,507
Meath29,19030,61331,53828,35026,20724,23724,82223,94325,307
Wicklow25,83027,09727,50825,40023,75724,54225,12924,11125,651
          
Mid West24,84226,04426,82424,84324,46225,24125,53824,25424,678
Clare24,13925,71926,87524,47823,67622,31022,77022,02222,395
Limerick25,06126,23126,67324,93424,78227,81627,92126,20726,562
North Tipperary25,40226,05827,17025,20124,87123,10523,65122,64823,344
          
South East24,00426,01326,69824,42522,70821,95922,19522,34923,755
Carlow23,30025,19025,87723,93822,44722,34022,59122,63723,643
Kilkenny23,74925,56926,67224,19322,11721,70922,03222,39024,614
South Tipperary23,70625,76226,26224,73822,55222,10621,95922,13923,682
Waterford24,34526,17226,47224,10722,79722,68523,15823,19624,165
Wexford24,36326,67527,53224,84323,24721,32221,54321,67722,957
          
South West24,87526,09827,02125,25623,89423,93024,48324,21824,859
Cork25,83327,12828,09826,21424,83724,75025,31224,97025,853
Kerry21,63922,61623,38222,02120,70421,00621,52421,53621,313
          
State26,09327,46228,34826,26824,74424,47225,03424,54525,633
          
1 Estimates are provided for Regional Authority areas and counties. The county estimates should be interpreted with caution because
 the underlying data are not always sufficiently robust. They should be regarded as indicative of relative levels rather than as accurate
absolute figures       
Table 6 Indices of Total Income Per Person by Region and County, 2006 to 20141  
        
 Indices of Total Income (State = 100)
 200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western88.588.188.689.489.487.086.586.184.9 
          
Border85.786.386.186.986.684.983.383.381.7
Cavan90.693.492.092.391.584.984.685.084.1
Donegal73.673.674.676.878.176.674.473.772.1
Leitrim90.289.892.293.093.890.389.387.287.5
Louth96.296.996.797.494.591.490.290.687.8
Monaghan85.885.883.880.780.384.979.881.780.4
Sligo89.289.788.190.490.890.291.591.189.5
          
Midland90.989.088.788.187.686.885.886.386.2
Laois93.593.094.193.792.089.387.488.590.1
Longford89.086.987.586.185.883.984.083.283.6
Offaly90.086.485.183.282.082.881.982.881.8
Westmeath90.389.088.188.889.889.388.788.687.7
          
West90.289.691.493.093.889.790.789.387.8
Galway94.594.696.797.898.792.494.592.991.5
Mayo82.782.083.586.287.286.986.686.083.7
Roscommon89.687.088.489.188.784.984.081.781.6
          
Southern and Eastern104.2104.3104.2103.9103.9104.8105.0105.2105.6
          
Dublin114.8114.6114.6114.6114.6116.4117.5118.3119.9
          
Mid East108.0107.1106.4104.8102.6101.3101.599.5100.9
Kildare111.2109.4109.0108.0104.4103.9104.3102.0103.4
Meath111.9111.5111.3107.9105.999.099.297.598.7
Wicklow99.098.797.096.796.0100.3100.498.2100.1
          
Mid West95.294.894.694.698.9103.1102.098.896.3
Clare92.593.794.893.295.791.291.089.787.4
Limerick96.095.594.194.9100.2113.7111.5106.8103.6
North Tipperary97.494.995.895.9100.594.494.592.391.1
          
South East92.094.794.293.091.889.788.791.192.7
Carlow89.391.791.391.190.791.390.292.292.2
Kilkenny91.093.194.192.189.488.788.091.296.0
South Tipperary90.993.892.694.291.190.387.790.292.4
Waterford93.395.393.491.892.192.792.594.594.3
Wexford93.497.197.194.694.087.186.188.389.6
          
South West95.395.095.396.196.697.897.898.797.0
Cork99.098.899.199.8100.4101.1101.1101.7100.9
Kerry82.982.482.583.883.785.886.087.783.1
          
State100100100100100100100100100
          
1 Estimates are provided for Regional Authority areas and counties. The county estimates should be interpreted with caution because
 the underlying data are not always sufficiently robust. They should be regarded as indicative of relative levels rather than as accurate
absolute figures  
Table 7 Estimates of Disposable Income Per Person (Excluding Rent) by Region and County, 2006 to 20141
This table excludes rent, which is mainly imputed rent of owner occupied dwellings, from disposable income.  
 Disposable Income Per Person (€) (Excluding Rent)
 200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western17,73618,38219,24418,29316,95715,92416,11615,57815,696
          
Border17,36418,26618,97018,02916,70315,76815,78315,34215,367
Cavan18,29119,61120,18619,02017,48715,71315,88315,49315,661
Donegal15,20115,96816,78316,25415,40914,67314,53113,97613,965
Leitrim18,39619,20320,46219,41118,21016,91217,11016,11016,596
Louth19,28720,26121,10320,00618,02116,50316,62516,27516,155
Monaghan17,37218,13418,49816,76315,54115,81215,20115,23715,187
Sligo17,74518,60618,98818,33317,07416,55417,06616,50816,583
          
Midland18,05218,44319,16217,97016,55415,87815,98615,59715,917
Laois18,46219,07920,11818,90717,23016,09116,08815,75016,354
Longford17,84918,21919,05217,78116,53016,14916,23215,58115,911
Offaly17,99318,07118,56917,10915,63715,26015,38915,17215,291
Westmeath17,85518,35018,95418,04816,82316,10616,31015,84016,070
          
West17,96818,47819,61218,80417,51316,13316,58415,84015,935
Galway18,60119,23520,41419,48618,14616,29116,94316,13216,284
Mayo16,80117,27318,32217,80516,69116,14316,37915,82215,693
Roscommon18,05418,16719,31418,33516,84515,49415,60114,73215,064
          
Southern and Eastern19,54820,37421,19620,00318,40817,78318,09217,32117,914
          
Dublin20,51921,33422,23521,15419,36518,65619,15818,50419,440
          
Mid East20,03620,63521,43119,98417,98517,02417,35416,23916,953
Kildare20,50920,93221,83420,51118,24317,36117,69316,55717,357
Meath20,91721,72522,61820,75818,73516,86617,08416,01816,568
Wicklow18,33018,93619,46618,32716,74116,71617,19716,04716,852
          
Mid West18,76219,49520,24119,05418,34418,58718,63317,24417,232
Clare18,15119,10820,19718,66517,64616,06916,31215,44415,470
Limerick18,86919,60020,10219,11418,53220,54520,41418,64718,558
North Tipperary19,48719,85120,71219,54118,98717,44317,64416,41516,549
          
South East18,40619,76420,46719,05417,41716,44816,54416,17716,811
Carlow17,96019,25919,94018,77917,37517,02616,99816,46916,769
Kilkenny17,96419,11320,13918,56316,69515,99716,14115,76216,952
South Tipperary18,20519,62020,17219,29517,35516,59816,46016,16016,792
Waterford18,56319,82120,23718,74217,31316,71617,01116,67817,037
Wexford18,88720,45921,30019,61118,06316,22516,32415,95816,568
          
South West18,59319,28120,10519,06617,70017,26017,48816,81816,973
Cork19,12119,82920,70119,63018,23017,66317,88117,10317,465
Kerry16,81117,42718,09317,16015,91115,81916,08515,80015,219
          
State19,06519,84220,67419,54318,01617,28017,55716,84917,313
          
1 Estimates are provided for Regional Authority areas and counties. The county estimates should be interpreted with caution because
 the underlying data are not always sufficiently robust. They should be regarded as indicative of relative levels rather than as accurate
absolute figures       
Table 8 Indices of Disposable Income Per Person (Excluding Rent) by Region and County, 2006 to 20141
This table excludes rent, which is mainly imputed rent of owner occupied dwellings, from disposable income.  
  
 200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western93.092.693.193.694.192.291.892.590.7
          
Border91.192.191.892.392.791.389.991.188.8
Cavan95.998.897.697.397.190.990.592.090.5
Donegal79.780.581.283.285.584.982.882.980.7
Leitrim96.596.899.099.3101.197.997.595.695.9
Louth101.2102.1102.1102.4100.095.594.796.693.3
Monaghan91.191.489.585.886.391.586.690.487.7
Sligo93.193.891.893.894.895.897.298.095.8
          
Midland94.792.992.792.091.991.991.192.691.9
Laois96.896.297.396.795.693.191.693.594.5
Longford93.691.892.291.091.793.592.592.591.9
Offaly94.491.189.887.586.888.387.790.088.3
Westmeath93.792.591.792.393.493.292.994.092.8
          
West94.293.194.996.297.293.494.594.092.0
Galway97.696.998.799.7100.794.396.595.794.1
Mayo88.187.188.691.192.693.493.393.990.6
Roscommon94.791.693.493.893.589.788.987.487.0
          
Southern and Eastern102.5102.7102.5102.4102.2102.9103.0102.8103.5
          
Dublin107.6107.5107.5108.2107.5108.0109.1109.8112.3
          
Mid East105.1104.0103.7102.399.898.598.896.497.9
Kildare107.6105.5105.6105.0101.3100.5100.898.3100.3
Meath109.7109.5109.4106.2104.097.697.395.195.7
Wicklow96.195.494.293.892.996.798.095.297.3
          
Mid West98.498.397.997.5101.8107.6106.1102.399.5
Clare95.296.397.795.597.993.092.991.789.4
Limerick99.098.897.297.8102.9118.9116.3110.7107.2
North Tipperary102.2100.0100.2100.0105.4100.9100.597.495.6
          
South East96.599.699.097.596.795.294.296.097.1
Carlow94.297.196.596.196.498.596.897.796.9
Kilkenny94.296.397.495.092.792.691.993.597.9
South Tipperary95.598.997.698.796.396.193.895.997.0
Waterford97.499.997.995.996.196.796.999.098.4
Wexford99.1103.1103.0100.3100.393.993.094.795.7
          
South West97.597.297.397.698.299.999.699.898.0
Cork100.399.9100.1100.4101.2102.2101.8101.5100.9
Kerry88.287.887.587.888.391.591.693.887.9
          
State100100100100100100100100100
          
1 Estimates are provided for Regional Authority areas and counties. The county estimates should be interpreted with caution because   
 the underlying data are not always sufficiently robust. They should be regarded as indicative of relative levels rather than as accurate
absolute figures  
Table 9 GVA per Region at Current Market Prices (GDP), 2006 to 2014    € million
          
Region200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western35,14836,16134,32331,03529,34731,25031,02929,04729,993
Border14,38714,86414,18512,86611,01211,39211,03710,42510,452
Midland7,7127,7497,0646,2965,8485,9505,9285,9876,172
West13,04913,54813,07411,87212,48613,90914,06512,63613,370
          
Southern and Eastern149,913161,133153,364138,670137,777141,820144,724151,162163,166    
Dublin73,16478,13976,39169,14570,67970,87672,98278,90787,238    
Mid East17,49218,75617,24715,29614,22413,68913,82114,88316,024    
Dublin plus Mid East90,65696,89593,63884,44184,90484,56586,80293,790103,262    
Mid West13,31014,47213,28011,73511,80511,38711,82512,29212,116    
South East15,03416,22715,81612,87912,34613,17513,15214,55014,044    
South West30,91233,53830,63029,61528,72332,69232,94530,52933,745    
              
State185,061197,293187,687169,704167,124173,070175,754180,209193,160
          
 
Table 9a GDP per person 2006 to 2014       
          
Region200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western31,05130,95628,61325,45823,86025,22224,98623,35124,025
Border30,64930,70228,48025,36221,50922,18921,44820,22520,205
Midland30,62329,55126,13522,85820,91121,12921,00421,17821,753
West31,77332,12230,31927,21128,49031,32331,60028,34229,881
          
Southern and Eastern48,34450,23346,67941,83941,43942,51443,28545,13548,545
Dublin61,65863,50460,70554,73756,00755,83657,36361,91668,208
Mid East36,77937,89833,81529,45627,03825,85126,03927,99430,033
Dublin plus Mid East54,53956,15952,94947,37247,48447,00948,14251,93156,971
Mid West37,14039,36235,42231,06531,18630,10731,19432,37231,792
South East32,61034,07632,36426,02224,81426,55626,44829,21128,094
South West49,91252,53146,87444,92943,47249,33949,60645,89250,544
          
State43,72045,08741,84737,43436,69237,83038,32939,23541,904
          
          
Table 9b GVA per Region at Basic Prices, 2006 to 2014    € million
        
Region200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western30,90531,97430,79328,24626,67828,56828,33726,48227,271
Border12,65013,14312,72611,71010,01110,41410,0799,5049,503
Midland6,7816,8516,3385,7305,3175,4395,4145,4585,612
West11,47411,97911,72910,80511,35112,71512,84411,52012,156
          
Southern and Eastern131,814142,475137,588126,209125,246129,645132,164137,811148,356
Dublin64,33169,09268,53362,93164,25164,79266,64871,93879,319
Mid East15,38116,58415,47313,92112,93112,51412,62113,56914,570
Dublin plus Mid East79,71285,67684,00676,85377,18177,30679,26985,50693,889
Mid West11,70312,79711,91410,68110,73110,41010,79911,20711,016
South East13,21914,34814,18911,72111,22312,04412,01013,26512,769
South West27,18029,65427,47926,95426,11029,88630,08627,83330,682
          
State162,718174,449168,381154,454151,924158,213160,501164,293175,626
          
 
Table 9c GVA per person at Basic Prices, 2006 to 2014   
         
Region200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western27,30227,37225,66923,17021,69023,05622,81721,28821,844
Border26,94927,14725,55023,08319,55220,28419,58718,43918,371
Midland26,92526,12923,44720,80419,00919,31519,18119,30719,778
West27,93728,40327,20024,76625,89928,63428,85825,83927,169
          
Southern and Eastern42,50844,41741,87738,07937,67038,86439,52941,14844,138
Dublin54,21456,15154,46049,81850,91351,04352,38556,44862,017
Mid East32,33833,51030,33626,80924,57923,63123,77925,52227,307
Dublin plus Mid East47,95549,65647,50343,11543,16542,97443,96447,34451,799
Mid West32,65634,80431,77828,27328,34927,52228,48729,51328,906
South East28,67330,13129,03523,68422,55724,27624,15326,63125,543
South West43,88646,44942,05240,89139,51845,10445,30141,83945,956
          
State38,44139,86737,54234,07033,35534,58335,00335,76938,100
          
 
Table 9d Gross Value Added by Sector 2014    
           
Total A10Agriculture forestry and fishing ConstructionWholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transportation and storage; accommodation and food service activitiesInformation and communicationFinancial and insurance activitiesReal estate activitiesProfessional, scientific and technical activities; administrative and support service activitiesPublic administration and defence; compulsory social security; education; human health and social work activitiesArts, entertainment and recreation, repair of household goods and other services
 Mining and quarrying; manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply; water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
   Total … of which: Manufacturing        
Sectors ABCFGJKLMOR
Border, Midland & Western27,8831,1367,3696,7601,2454,1684621,2613,2731,4986,871601            
                         
Border 9,7625391,8641,8714381,5661365851,2214632,680271            
                         
Midland5,6882011,0957483221,000812096512971,705128            
                         
West12,4333974,4104,1424851,6012464671,4027372,486202            
                         
Southern & Eastern149,6551,44934,57930,3334,18924,85618,25714,29911,11917,21520,8652,828            
                         
Dublin80,1553211,56810,5621,54312,84215,26511,3355,45910,22110,2841,605            
                         
Mid East14,6021703,7753,0437862,8956116111,5741,6852,171323            
                         
Mid West11,1452742,9892,0954492,1615624339751,1122,033156            
                         
South East12,8153792,3712,1196012,5703548461,2681,4462,549432            
                         
South West30,93959413,87512,5148104,3871,4661,0741,8432,7513,828312            
                         
State177,5392,58541,94837,0935,43429,02418,71915,56014,39218,71327,7353,428            
             
 
 
Table 10 Indices of GVA per person at Basic Prices, 2006 to 2014 (State = 100) 
          
Region200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western71.068.768.468.065.066.765.259.557.3
Border70.168.168.167.858.658.756.051.548.2
Midland70.065.562.561.157.055.954.854.051.9
West72.771.272.572.777.682.882.472.271.3
          
Southern and Eastern110.6111.4111.5111.8112.9112.4112.9115.0115.8
Dublin141.0140.8145.1146.2152.6147.6149.7157.8162.8
Mid East84.184.180.878.773.768.367.971.471.7
Dublin plus Mid East124.7124.6126.5126.5129.4124.3125.6132.4136.0
Mid West85.087.384.683.085.079.681.482.575.9
South East74.675.677.369.567.670.269.074.567.0
South West114.2116.5112.0120.0118.5130.4129.4117.0120.6
          
State100100100100100100100100100
          
 
Table 11 Indices of GVA per person at Basic Prices, 2006 to 2014 (EU28 = 100) 
          
Region200620072008200920102011201220132014
Border, Midland and Western103.7100.990.387.784.588.086.078.675.7
Border102.4100.189.887.476.277.473.968.063.6
Midland102.396.382.478.874.173.772.371.268.5
West106.1104.795.693.8100.9109.3108.895.494.1
          
Southern and Eastern161.4163.8147.2144.2146.8148.3149.1151.8152.9
Dublin205.9207.0191.5188.6198.4194.8197.6208.3214.9
Mid East122.8123.6106.7101.595.890.289.794.294.6
Dublin plus Mid East182.1183.1167.0163.2168.2164.0165.8174.7179.5
Mid West124.0128.3111.7107.1110.5105.1107.4108.9100.1
South East108.9111.1102.189.787.992.791.198.388.5
South West166.7171.3147.9154.8154.0172.2170.8154.4159.2
          
State146.0147.0132.0129.0130.0132.0132.0132.0132.0
          
 
Table 12 GVA at Basic Prices, population and persons at work for each region, 2013
       
       
RegionGVA (€m)Population (000)Persons at work (000)GVA %Population %Persons at work (%)
       
       
Border, Midland and Western26,4821,24447416.127.125.4
Border9,5045151815.811.29.7
Midland5,4582831103.36.25.9
West11,5204461837.09.79.8
       
Southern and Eastern137,8113,3491,39483.972.974.6
Dublin71,9381,27455543.827.729.7
Mid East13,5695322228.311.611.9
Dublin plus Mid East85,5061,80677752.039.341.6
Mid West11,2073801516.88.38.1
South East13,2654981888.110.810.0
South West27,83366527816.914.514.9
       
State164,2934,5931,868100.0100.0100.0
       
Table 13 GVA at Basic Prices, population and persons at work for each region, 2014
       
       
RegionGVA (€m)Population (000)Persons at work (000)GVA %Population %Persons at work (%)
       
       
Border, Midland and Western27,2711,24848015.527.125.0
Border9,5035171865.411.29.7 
Midland5,6122841133.26.25.9
West12,1564471816.99.79.4
       
Southern and Eastern148,3563,3611,44384.572.975.0
Dublin79,3191,27957845.227.730.1
Mid East14,5705342308.311.612.0
Dublin plus Mid East93,8891,81380953.539.342.1
Mid West11,0163811506.38.37.8
South East12,7695002097.310.810.9
South West30,68266827517.514.514.3
       
State175,6264,6101,922100.0100.0100.0
       
Table 14 Total GVA of each region at Factor Cost, Basic Prices and Market Prices, 2014  € million
        
RegionGVA at Factor CostOther TaxesOther SubsidiesGVA at Basic PricesProduct TaxesProduct Subsidies GVA at Market Prices
Border, Midland and Western27,857443-1,02927,2712,875-15229,993
Border9,888154-5399,5031,002-5310,452
Midland5,667117-1725,612592-316,172
West12,302171-31712,1561,281-6813,370
        
Southern and Eastern147,0042,514-1,162148,35615,640-829163,166
Dublin78,2571,203-14079,3198,362-44387,238
Mid East14,408316-15514,5701,536-8116,024
Dublin plus Mid East92,6651,519-29593,8899,898-524103,262
Mid West11,134137-25511,0161,161-6212,116
South East12,852182-26512,7691,346-7114,044
South West30,353675-34730,6823,234-17133,745
        
State174,8602,957-2,191175,62618,514-981193,160
        
Table 15 GVA at Basic Prices classified by region and branch, 2013 and 2014                  € million
         
RegionAgriculture, Forestry and FishingManufacturing, Building and ConstructionMarket and Non Market ServicesTotal GVA1
 20132014201320142013201420132014
Border, Midland and Western6308209,2108,61417,01518,13426,48227,271
Border3003832,7872,3016,5516,9229,5049,503
Midland1401851,4951,4173,9014,0705,4585,612
West1912524,9284,8956,5637,14211,52012,156
         
Southern and Eastern1,5651,76536,30738,768101,886109,438137,811148,356
Dublin686011,16013,11161,72667,01271,93879,319
Mid East2802984,2644,5629,2179,86913,56914,570
Dublin plus Mid East34835815,42417,67370,94376,88185,50693,889
Mid West2292653,9163,4397,2217,43211,20711,016
South East4294724,4142,9728,6099,46413,26512,769
South West55967012,55414,68515,11415,66127,83330,682
        
State2,1952,58545,51847,382118,902127,572164,293175,626
         
1 Total GVA does not equal the sum of the three sectors shown due to the effect of the Statistical Discrepancy (2322m in 2013 and
 -€1913m in 2014 at State level) - see Background Notes.
Table 15a GVA at Factor Cost1 classified by region and branch, 2013 and 2014                   € million
         
RegionAgriculture, Forestry and FishingManufacturing, Building and ConstructionMarket and Non Market ServicesTotal GVA2
 20132014201320142013201420132014
Border, Midland and Western1,4031,5189,0718,68616,88317,95026,98227,857
Border5886442,7362,5016,5006,8469,6899,888
Midland3153401,4521,3563,8744,0325,5645,667
West5005344,8834,8296,5097,07111,72912,302
         
Southern and Eastern2,5292,63635,61137,840100,866108,144137,058147,004
Dublin807111,13912,96061,01766,09071,21978,257
Mid East4134174,1664,3839,1259,76713,51314,408
Dublin plus Mid East49348915,30517,34370,14275,85684,73292,665
Mid West4804903,8553,3897,1667,37511,34311,134
South East6857004,3562,9118,5459,38013,39912,852
South West87195712,09514,19715,01215,53327,58430,353
        
State3,9324,15444,68246,525117,749126,094164,041174,860
         
1 The relationship between GVA at Factor Cost, Basic Prices and Market Prices can be seen in Table 14.
2 Total GVA does not equal the sum of the three sectors shown due to the effect of the Statistical Discrepancy (2322m in 2013 and
 -€1913m in 2014 at State level) - see Background Notes.

Background Notes

Introduction

Household income data were first published in 2000 (Household Incomes Regions and Counties 1991-1997 – Pn 8218) and the publication included a detailed description of the methodology used to estimate the regional values of the income components. Since then, results have been issued on an annual basis.

Regional accounts were first published in 1996 (Regional Accounts 1991 – Pn 3232). They were in respect of 1991 and a full description of the methodology used was included. A further set of accounts in respect of 1993 was published in 1997 with some additional methodological details. Results have been published annually since.

Revisions 

Revisions to national accounts data published in National Income and Expenditure 2015 have been carried through into these tables, as is the usual practice.

NACE  

Tables15 and 15a provide GVA for the regions broken down into three main sectors of the economy. In former releases these sectors were defined as in the publication ‘National Income and Expenditure 20yy’ (NIE 20yy) and corresponded with the national classification system of industries used in National Accounts at the time. Since the 2009 release (consistent with NIE 2010) the sectors have been revised to correspond with the NACE Rev.2 classification system. The main effect of the NACE Rev.2 (re)classification, on the three sectors delineated in tables 15 and 15a, is that the Publishing Industry (including the publishing of software) has been reclassified from the Manufacturing sector to the Services sector. This results in the Services sector accounting for a larger proportion of total GVA compared to former releases. Similarly, the Manufacturing sector accounts for a smaller proportion of GVA than in former releases.

The more significant aggregates in all tables in these accounts (e.g. gross value added, compensation of employees) are compiled internally according to the NACE classification system. Again the NACE Rev.2 system has been used compared to the NACE Rev.1 system in earlier releases. The retrospective data for the years 2003 to 2011 have also been recalculated using NACE Rev.2. This inevitably gives rise to some revisions to the retrospective series.

Disposable Household Income

Is calculated in three steps;

Primary Income

Household Primary Income is defined for National Income purposes as follows:

Compensation of employees (i.e. Wages and Salaries, Benefits in kind,

Employers’ social insurance contributions)

plus

Income of self-employed

plus

Rent of dwellings (including imputed rent of owner-occupied dwellings)

plus

Net interest and dividends

The last component is a net item, which implies that payments by households of interest are deducted in deriving primary income.

Total Income

Total income is defined as:

Primary income from above

plus

Social benefits

plus

Other current transfers

Disposable Income

Disposable income is defined as follows:

Total income

minus

Current taxes on income (e.g. Income taxes, other current taxes)

minus

Social insurance contributions (e.g. Employers’, employees’, self-employed, etc.)

National Income

The estimates for the State of  the different components of household income have already been published in the National Income and Expenditure Report 2015 (NIE 2015). The Other Current Transfer Payments to and from households are included in this household income report on a net basis with Social Benefits.

  

Item 

 2014 Value

Source (NIE 2015)

 

 €M

 

Primary Income

 

 

Income of Self-Employed

    9,960

 Items 1 & 5, Table 1

Rent of Private Property Dwellings (incl. imputed rent) 

    8,719

 Row 11, Table 12

Remuneration of Employees

  73,993

 Items 2,3,9 & 10 of Table 1 plus row 4 of  Table 12.

Net Interest and Dividends

   3,390

 Rows 9,10,12 & 13, Table 12

Total Primary Income

  96,062

 

Social Benefits and net current transfers

  24,918

 Item 122, Table 9

Statistical Discrepancy

     -1913

 Item 12, Table 1

Total Income

119,067

 Item 125, Table 9

 

 

 

Taxes on Personal and Income and Wealth

 

 

Income tax (incl. Universal Charge Income Levy)

  17,854

 Government Finance Statistics

Motor Vehicle duties (household part)

       865

 Government Finance Statistics

Other taxes

       272

 Government Finance Statistics

Misc. Levies

           4

 Government Finance Statistics

Social Insurance Contribution

    7,947

 Government Finance Statistics Q3 2016 Table 3

Pension Fund Levy

       743

 Government Finance Statistics

Capital Gains Tax

       539

 Government Finance Statistics

Total Taxes on Personal Income and Wealth

  28,224

 Item 127, Table 9 NIE 2015

 Per Capita Incomes

The CSO publishes population estimates annually at regional level but not at county level. County populations for 2006 to 2015 used in this report have been estimated by applying the year to year changes at regional level, following the Censuses of 2006 and 2011  to the counties within these regions and are consistent with the national population estimates submitted to Eurostat.

Statistical Discrepancy

The official level of GDP is taken to be the average of the independently compiled Income and Expenditure estimates. The resulting balancing item, which is half of the difference between the two estimates, is called the Statistical Discrepancy. This must be added to the income components in tables 1 and 2 to derive Total Household Income.

GDP by Region

Gross Value Added

Gross Value Added (GVA) at basic prices is a measure of the value of the final goods and services produced in a region (less the materials and services used which come from outside the region) priced at the value which the producers received minus any taxes payable and plus any subsidies receivable as a consequence of their production or sale. GVA differs from household income in three main respects.

  • Firstly, GVA includes the total profits of companies. Company profits arising in the State, which accrue to non-residents, are considerable.
  • Secondly, the workforce that produces the GVA in a region may not live there and may bring their incomes home to a neighbouring region in which they will be included in household incomes.
  • Thirdly, personal income includes items such as social welfare benefits and factor incomes from abroad, which are not included in GVA.

(Note: GDP and GVA are the same concept i.e. they measure the value of the goods and services (or part thereof) which are produced within a region or country. GDP is valued at market prices and hence includes taxes charged and excludes the value of subsidies provided. GVA at basic prices on the other hand excludes product taxes and includes product subsidies – see table 14).

Valuation

Value added is firstly calculated at factor cost, which includes all subsidies and excludes all taxes. Conversion to a valuation at basic prices is achieved by subtracting overhead subsidies and adding overhead taxes. Conversion to market prices is then obtained by subtracting product subsidies and adding product taxes (see table 14). Most of the tables in this report on GVA are based on GVA at basic prices. However table 15a is based on GVA at factor cost. All the results in this release are based on the  ESA 2010 system of accounts which came into effect in 2014 and is now in use throughout the European Union. This change of definitions has resulted in significant step increases in GVA/GDP at state and regional levels (please see http://cso.ie/shorturl.aspx/233 for a detailed explanation).

EU Averages

The indices of GVA per person, in relation to the EU28=100, for years 2006 to 2015 shown in table 11 are based on the relevant position of Ireland as given on the Eurostat website.

Regions

The regional classifications in this release are based on the NUTS (Nomenclature of Territorial Units) classification used by Eurostat. The regions for which the accounts have been compiled are the eight Regional Authority NUTS3 regions. The Mid East region (Kildare, Meath and Wicklow) and the Dublin region are affected by a substantial proportion of their workforce living in one region and commuting to work in another. It is therefore more meaningful to combine these two regions. The definition of the regions is outlined below. Figures have also been shown for the two overall NUTS2 regions i.e. “Border, Midland and Western” region and “Southern and Eastern” region.

Composition of Regions

Border, Midland and Western NUTS 2 Region

Border                Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Louth, Monaghan and Sligo

Midland               Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath

West                  Galway County, Galway City, Mayo and Roscommon

 

Southern and Eastern NUTS 2 Region

Dublin                 Dublin City, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal and South Dublin

Mid East             Kildare, Meath and Wicklow

Mid West            Limerick County, Limerick City, Clare and North Tipperary

South East         Waterford County, Waterford City, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford and South Tipperary

South West        Cork County, Cork City and Kerry

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