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Census of Industrial Production - Local Units, Regional and County Data


Census of Industrial Production - Industrial Local Units 20171
Nationality of Ownership 
Gross Output (€m)Irish4,22613,6974,4352,0082,63842,989
Persons engaged3Irish15,06132,43122,06010,27313,198144,413
Size Class of Unit4       
Gross Output (€m)Small & medium3,68514,3677,3572,0465,08348,523
Persons engagedSmall & medium14,88127,76819,7098,55113,829131,691
Wages and salaries (€m) 8622,7191,5255101,09911,449
1 Mid-West, South-East and South-West regions are confidential.
2 State totals include units not attributable to size class or region.
3 Number of persons engaged refers to actual number of persons and not full time equivalents.
4 Small and medium local units employ 249 persons or less while large units employ 250 or more.

Dublin region accounted for 15% of Ireland's industrial output in 2017

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The Dublin region accounted for 15.4% or €30.8 billion of Irish industrial output in 2017. Within this region, Foreign owned enterprises accounted for 55.5% of this output as opposed to Irish owned enterprises with 44.5%. The Mid-East and West regions reported €15.6 billion and €11.5 billion worth of industrial gross output respectively. In contrast to theses, the Midland region produced €3.1 billion or 1.5% of the total industrial output produced in Ireland in 2017.

The Mid-West, South-East and South-West regions combined produced €130.7 billion or 65.3% of Ireland’s total industrial output. See Headline table and Figure 1.