Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Questions (247)

Mattie McGrath

Question:

247. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons in receipt of one parent family allowance by county in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [28089/18]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy is detailed in the table.

Recipients of One-Parent Family Payment at the end of May 2018 by county

County

Recipients

Carlow

547

Cavan

464

Clare

680

Cork

3,662

Donegal

1,290

Dublin

14,251

Galway

1,215

Kerry

916

Kildare

1,587

Kilkenny

532

Laois

640

Leitrim

168

Limerick

2,034

Longford

420

Louth

1,648

Mayo

777

Meath

759

Monaghan

384

Offaly

659

Roscommon

287

Sligo

466

Tipperary

1,482

Waterford

1,397

Westmeath

750

Wexford

1,426

Wicklow

1,139

Total

39,580