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The Earnings Analysis using Administrative Data Sources (EAADS) publication presents earnings statistics compiled based on administrative data sources for the period 2011 to 2018. The primary data source is the Revenue Commissioner’s P35L dataset of employee annual earnings. This is linked to CSO's Business Register and other data to provide economic and demographic breakdowns of employee earnings in Ireland. Please refer to the background notes of this publication for further information on the data sources utilised and how they were matched.

The matched datasets on which this publication is based contain between 1.6 million and 2 million records of employment for each year in the period 2011 to 2018. These reference datasets allow for a detailed analysis of earnings based on the economic and demographic characteristics available, inluding NACE economic activity, gender, age, nationality and region. Also presented in the publication is analysis of the distribution of earnings.

Mean and median weekly and annual earnings are detailed in the publication for the period 2011 to 2018. Statistics in relation to employee hourly earnings and hours worked are available from the Earnings and Labour Costs releases on the Central Statistics Office website.

Show Table: Table 1.1 Mean and median weekly earnings 2011-2018

X-axis labelMeanMedian
Show Table: Table 1.2 Annual percentage change in mean and median weekly earnings 2012-2018

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