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.
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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.