Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Ceisteanna (66)

Peter Burke

Ceist:

66. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Finance the number and percentage of pubs and bars in each of the six licence bands in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22866/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that 7,922 Excise Liquor Licences were issued in 2018. The number and percentage of licences that issued for each of the six Licence Bands are set out in the following table.

Turnover Bands

Number of Licenses

%

Band 1 – Under €190,500

3,923

49.5%

Band 2 - €190,500 - €380,999

1,862

23.5%

Band 3 - €381,000 - €634,999

881

11.1%

Band 4 - €635,000 - €952,499

499

6.3%

Band 5 - €952,500 - €1,269,999

291

3.7%

Band 6 - €1,270,000 or more

466

5.9%

Grand Total

7,922

100.0%