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Profile of Working Population of Large Towns.

This report profiles Ireland's largest centres of employment. It covers 27 towns and cities, each with a working population in excess of 5,000 persons in April 2006, and focuses on the principal characteristics of the relevant workers including their commuting patterns, the industrial sectors in which they worked and their educational and socio-economic characteristics. The selected towns accounted for 42 per cent of the total persons at work in April 2006. The report is published by the Central Statistics Office in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Institute. Using thematic maps and summary tables it presents the geographic, demographic and economic characteristics of these workers.