16 February 2022
Go to release: County Incomes and Regional GDP 2019
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has today (16 February 2022) released County Incomes and Regional GDP 2019
Commenting on the release, John Milne, Statistician, said: “Dublin incomes continued to rise above the average in 2019. People in Dublin earned an average of €25,696, which was 16.6% more than the average state income of €22,032. Incomes in Dublin rose by 5.3% from their 2018 level and were 4.7% higher than those in Limerick which had the second highest income level in 2019 of €24,540, at 11.4% above the state average.
In 2019, of the remaining seven regions, only the Mid-East at €21,914, the Mid-West at €21,972 and the South-West at €21,835 had an average disposable income per person on a par with the state average of €22,032. The Border region with €18,524 and the Midlands region with €17,125, had the lowest average disposable income per person at 15.9% and 22.3% respectively below the state average.
The gap between the highest and lowest value of per capita disposable income on a regional basis increased from €7,205 in 2018 to €8,571 in 2019 due to average Dublin incomes increasing by €1,297, or 5.3%, while incomes in the Midlands decreased by €69 or 0.4%, making it the area with the lowest disposable income. Incomes in all other regions rose between 2018 and 2019.
Dublin, Limerick, Kildare and Cork, in that order, were the only counties where per capita disposable income exceeded the state average in 2019, while Westmeath, Donegal, Offaly, Longford and Laois earned significantly less than the state average.”
John Milne (+353) 1 498 4007 or Michael Connolly (+353) 1 498 4006
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