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Date Last Updated: 27-08-2019

Survey Name:

Quarterly Accounts Survey

Survey purpose:

To provide short-term indicators on stocks and capital assets

Legislative Basis National:

The Quarterly Accounts Survey to Industry is conducted under the provisions of the Statistics (Quarterly Accounts Survey) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 501 of 2016).

Legislative Basis European:

Not applicable



Statistical Population:

Enterprises in NACE Rev.2 divisions 05 - 39.

Sampling Frame:

Central register of all businesses in Ireland

Reference Area:

Republic of Ireland

Time Coverage:

2008 - Present

Base Period:

Sector Coverage:

NACE Rev2 is used for NACE 05-39 as follows; NACE 05-39 All industries NACE 05-33 Transportable Goods Industries NACE 10-33 Manufacturing Industries

Survey Size:


Principal Variables:

Changes in Stocks, Acquisitions and Sales of Capital Assets.

Principal External Users:

National Accounts, Eurostat, Government, Economists.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Business Statistics

Contact Person:

Barry Kelleher

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Alan Finlay

Contact email:


Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000