Thursday, 1 February 2018

Ceisteanna (179)

Maurice Quinlivan

Ceist:

179. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of jobs created by local enterprise office, LEO, companies in 2017; the net number of jobs created by LEO companies in 2017; and the number of jobs in LEO companies in 2017. [5235/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Business)

Statistics in relation to the number of jobs created last year through support provided by the LEOs are currently being compiled as part of the 2017 survey of client companies.

In 2016, based on the Annual Employment Survey of LEO clients, total direct employment among the 6,846 LEO client companies stood at 34,634, of which 25,273 were full-time and 9,361 were part-time jobs, an increase of 3,679 jobs in the year.

Figures for 2017, including on an individual LEO basis, will be announced as soon as the results are available.