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Date Last Updated: 04-11-2022

Survey Name:

The Earnings Background of Probationers

Survey purpose:

The study is designed to provide a statistical profile of the economic and social background to individuals who have been linked to probation

Legislative Basis National:

The Statistics Act, 1993

Legislative Basis European:

Not applicable


Ad hoc

Statistical Population:

Individuals who received probation supervision in 2017 that were linked to Revenue earnings data from 2014-2020

Sampling Frame:

Not applicable

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:


Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

All NACE economic activity sectors excluding sectors A (Agriculture), T (Activities of households as employers) and U (Activities of extraterritorial organisations and bodies)

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

Median weekly earnings from employments classified by age, sex, re-offending status and NACE economic activity

Principal External Users:

Irish Probation Service, Department of Justice, Public

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Social & Demographic Statistics

Contact Person:

Felix Coleman

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Caroline Barrett

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000