|Year PPSN allocated||Allocations to foreign nationals aged 15 & over||Number with no employment activity 2012-2017||Employment activity by year|
Of the 63,992 foreign nationals aged 15 years and over who were assigned PPSNs (Personal Public Service Numbers) in 2012, 16,066 (25.1%) had employment activity at any time during 2017. See table 2.
This data is based upon an annual analysis of records of the Revenue Commissioners, the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, and the CSO, based on foreign nationals who were allocated PPSNs during the period 2002-2017.
Note: Unless otherwise indicated, the term “activity” in this release means any PAYE employment or any engagement with the social welfare system.
The analysis also shows that: