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Date Last Updated: 17-11-2021

Survey Name:

The Rental Sector in Ireland

Survey purpose:

This report presents statistics on registered tenancies and property ownership in Ireland and provides new insights into the rental sector and in particular rental properties, landlords and tenants.

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Not applicable


Ad hoc

Statistical Population:

Rental properties, tenants and landlords

Sampling Frame:

Rental properties, tenants and landlords with valid identifiers and which can be linked to other sources where necessary

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:


Base Period:


Sector Coverage:

NACE Rev 2

Survey Size:

385,583 individual rental properties

Principal Variables:

Eircode and PPSN Protected Identifier Keys (PIK)

Principal External Users:

General public, researchers, policy-makers, Dept. of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Residential Tenancies Board.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Statistical Systems Coordination

Contact Person:

Justin Anderson

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Kieran Culhane

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 1 498 4000