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Map of Clare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Link to Local Authority:
Clare County Council

Land Mass 344,232 ha
% of Ireland 4.9%
Population Density (2016) 34.52 persons per sq km

Human Resource

County Population 2016 118,817
Population Change (2011-2016) 1.4%

Key Centres with Population over 1,000 (2016)

Ennis 25,276
Shannon 9,729
Kilrush 2,719
Sixmilebridge 2,625
Newmarket on Fergus 1,784
Killaloe 1,484
Ardnacrusha (Castlebank) 1,383
Ennistymon 1,045

Source: CSO Census of Population 2016

Highest Level of Education (2016)

Highest level of education completed by persons whose education has ceased (%)
No Formal/Primary (12.1%)
Secondary (47.0%)
Third Level (40.9%)

Source: CSO Census of Population 2016

Natural Resources

Average Farm Size (2010) 32.6 ha
Farming, Fishing & Forestry workers (2016) 3,423

Employment

Employed (2016) 49,511
Employment Change (2011-2016) 8.6%
Labour Force Participation Rate (2016) 60.6%

Numbers Employed by Sector (2016)

Total 49,511
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing 3,423 (6.9%)
Industry & Construction 10,217 (20.6%)
Services 33,613 (67.9%)

Source: CSO Census of Population 2016

Download the 2-page WDC Insights County Clare’s Labour Market – Census 2016

Agency Assisted Employment (2017)

Employment in Agency Assisted Irish Owned Companies 3,719
Employment in Agency Assisted Foreign Owned Companies 6,765

Source: DBEI, Annual Employment Survey 2017

Income & Output

Net Output per Person Engaged (2012) €140,099
Avg. Industrial Wage (2012) €43,434
Avg. Disposable Income per Capita (2015) €18,082

Tourism (2016)

Number of Overseas Tourists 635,000
Revenue Generated by Overseas tourists €138m

Source: Fáilte Ireland, Regional tourism performance in 2016

Enterprise (2016)

Number of Active Enterprises 6,610
Percentage of Micro-Enterprises (10 or fewer employees) 93.5%
Percentage Change in Number of Enterprises (2014-2016) 7.1%

Source: CSO Business Demography 2016

Labour Catchments in County Clare (2016)*

Download the 2-page county profile of County Clare’s Place of Residence and Place of Work, 2011 and 2016

Ennis labour catchment 21,409 (2016),   21,333 (2006)
Shannon labour catchment  4,718 (2016),    4,470 (2006)
Kilrush labour catchment 2,871 (2016),   1,911 (2006)

* The labour catchment of a town is that area from which it draws most of its workforce. These figures are the number of workers living in the catchment areas of these towns.

 

Further detail is contained in the report Travel to Work and Labour Catchments in the Western Region: A Profile of Seven Town Labour Catchments available at: https://www.wdc.ie/publications/reports-and-papers/