Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Social Welfare Employees.

102.

asked the Minister for Social Welfare the number of persons employed in his Department; the number employed in each county; and the total amount paid in annual salaries in each county.

With the permission of the Ceann Comhairle, I propose to circulate with the Official Report a statement giving the information requested.

Following is the statement:

NUMBER of persons employed in the Department of Social Welfare; the number employed in each county and the total amount paid in annual salaries in each county.

County

Number employed

Total amount paid in annual salaries

£

Carlow

13

19,129

Cavan

17

28,218

Clare

14

30,150

Cork

113

211,854

Donegal

63

113,642

Dublin

1,921

3,601,037

Galway

65

126,955

Kerry

62

127,156

Kildare

9

18,425

Kilkenny

17

27,942

Laois

6

11,541

Limerick

64

113,245

Longford

20

34,164

Leitrim

21

28,490

Louth

43

68,849

Mayo

57

97,377

Meath

9

12,799

Monaghan

11

19,776

Offaly

7

15,655

Roscommon

8

19,289

Sligo

23

38,266

Tipperary

35

78,626

Waterford

33

55,475

Westmeath

28

43,048

Wexford

28

42,759

Wicklow

8

16,803

Total

2,695

5,000,720

The figures given are based on the numbers of staff employed by the Department on 1st January, 1974, and their salaries on that date.