Date Last Updated: 27-07-2018
To project the total population forward at five year intervals for the period 2017 to 2051 and the total labour force for the years 2021, 2026 and 2031.
The population concept of usual residence is applied. Counted under this concept are all persons who are permanently resident in the State and those who intend to reside in the State for a period of 12 months or more.
The projected population is classified by age and sex. The labour force is classified by age, sex and female marital status.
Government Departments, planners and policy makers and media organisations.