Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Questions (350)

Willie O'Dea

Question:

350. Deputy Willie O'Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of persons in receipt of a carer's payment by payment type and county, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [12673/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

The information requested by the Deputy in respect of carer's payment is detailed in the tabular statement.

The number of carer's allowance and carer's benefit payments by payment type at the end of February 2019: Carer's allowance and carer's benefit payments

County

Carer's Allowance

Carer's Benefit

Carlow

1,378

27

Cavan

1,318

47

Clare

2,046

63

Cork

9,080

352

Donegal

4,035

107

Dublin

16,767

570

Galway

4,406

177

Kerry

3,013

109

Kildare

2,942

104

Kilkenny

1,591

50

Laois

1,537

55

Leitrim

685

27

Limerick

4,376

123

Longford

1,096

34

Louth

2,482

76

Mayo

2,806

107

Meath

2,469

107

Monaghan

1,051

39

Offaly

1,906

55

Roscommon

1,345

57

Sligo

1,296

59

Tipperary

3,751

94

Waterford

2,203

75

Westmeath

1,867

65

Wexford

3,444

81

Wicklow

2,181

79

Others

50

Total

81,071

2,789