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Date Last Updated: 05-05-2020

Survey Name:

Domestic Metered Public Water Consumption

Survey purpose:

To analyse on an annual basis domestic water meter readings obtained from Irish Water.

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Water Framework Directive



Statistical Population:

Metered domestic properties

Sampling Frame:

Not applicable

Reference Area:

State, County, Dublin postal districts

Time Coverage:


Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Not applicable

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

Average monthly water consumption per meter, median monthly water consumption per meter

Principal External Users:

Government, policy-makers, water sector, national media, general public

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Environment Statistics

Contact Person:

Frauke Scholvin and Niamh Shanahan

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Berna Lawlor

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 1 498 4000