People working in Dublin City earn highest income

People working in Dublin City earn highest income

People working in Dublin City earn the highest income in the country taking in almost €40,000 in gross income.

Those with jobs in Donegal had the lowest income of just over €24,000 with people working in Monaghan and Leitrim only slightly better off.

Social welfare made up more than half of household income in a quarter of Irish homes in 2016.

Most households had two or more people earning an income.

The highest earning sectors in 2016 was the ICT, Scientific and Recreation sectors at €37,037.

Around €4 in every €10 earned by residents of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal came from the Public Service, Education and Health sector.

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