Tuesday, 19 October 2004

Ceisteanna (258)

Richard Bruton

Ceist:

399 Mr. R. Bruton asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs the total level of social insurance contributions and details of that paid by employers, by employees and by the self-employed in each year since 1997 including his estimate for 2004 based on the returns for the year to date. [25280/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Family)

The requested information is contained in the following table.

Table: The total level of Social Insurance Contributions paid by Employers, Employees and the Self-Employed from 1997 to 2004.

Year

Employer

Employee

Self-Employed

Other

Total

€ 000

€ 000

€ 000

€ 000

€ 000

1997

1,370,009

450,346

124,389

346

1,945,090

1998

1,580,740

427,163

130,555

1,444

2,139,902

1999

1,834,010

489,014

161,810

2,733

2,487,567

2000

2,763,419

745,569

190,051

26,801

3,725,838

2001

3,251,639

819,752

189,191

45,773

4,306,355

2002

3,520,443

974,219

252,455

51,126

4,798,243

2003*

3,692,896

1,077,203

277,696

40,737

5,088,532

2004**

4,050,000

1,170,000

342,000

35,000

5,597,000

*Provisional figures
**Estimated figures