|Largest sectors by Net Selling Value, 2020|
|Chemicals and chemical products||20,346,689||16.0%|
|Basic pharmaceutical products and preparations||53,004,710||41.7%|
The largest three sectors accounted for 75.0% of all production in Ireland in 2020.
These three sectors had an aggregate Net Selling Value (NSV) of €95.4 billion, while the remaining sectors reported a value of €31.9 billion. This data is based on the annual "PRODCOM" survey of industrial enterprises employing 3 or more people.
Basic pharmaceutical products and preparations (€53.0 billion) accounted for the largest proportion of NSV in 2020 at 41.7%. This was followed by Food products (€22.0 billion) at 17.3% of NSV and Chemicals and chemical products with an NSV value of €20.3 billion (16.0%). See Figure 1 and Headline table.