Thursday, 11 July 2019

Ceisteanna (917)

Charlie McConalogue

Ceist:

917. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the number of recipients of farm assist; the amount paid by county in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31203/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Employment)

A detailed breakdown of the number of recipients of Farm Assist by county in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019 is attached in table 1.

An equivalent breakdown of Farm Assist expenditure by county is not available. However, the nationwide expenditure in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019 is detailed in table 2.

Tabular statement attached/.....

Table 1: Farm Assist recipients by county 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019.

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019(June)

Carlow

102

95

84

75

76

69

58

60

52

47

Cavan

401

407

404

344

326

300

265

254

219

217

Clare

637

643

609

566

521

455

400

346

307

274

Cork

917

957

922

840

788

689

606

542

475

441

Donegal

1,389

1,491

1,534

1,492

1458

1,299

1,294

1,265

1,086

1,123

Dublin

11

35

37

28

32

30

33

27

23

21

Galway

1,133

1,137

1,112

1,035

1000

858

767

714

635

601

Kerry

742

819

818

766

721

717

568

523

548

433

Kildare

56

53

53

39

37

28

19

21

18

18

Kilkenny

173

154

146

128

120

108

91

86

74

73

Laois

149

177

158

128

116

104

94

85

71

62

Leitrim

331

377

394

396

377

366

331

301

275

253

Limerick

265

247

250

231

216

180

164

139

128

113

Longford

176

258

260

232

205

177

139

130

126

111

Louth

81

84

87

79

82

72

59

60

59

56

Mayo

1,684

1,869

1,813

1,691

1614

1,471

1,289

1,156

1,084

1,013

Meath

90

82

93

81

81

67

55

49

48

44

Monaghan

516

545

504

468

446

386

344

319

286

273

Offaly

127

133

130

107

97

89

76

72

60

59

Roscommon

407

433

424

384

356

319

276

262

235

214

Sligo

478

315

310

283

283

251

228

210

182

173

Tipperary

350

402

404

363

336

300

269

252

223

215

Waterford

84

96

92

85

78

70

64

61

52

51

Westmeath

134

193

197

166

153

131

120

99

91

81

Wexford

202

255

248

224

223

195

166

151

137

129

Wicklow

79

76

79

72

67

59

53

50

41

37

Total

10,174

11,333

11,162

10.303

9,809

8,790

7,828

7,234

6,535

6,132

Farm Assist expenditure 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019.

Year

Expenditure

€million

2010

110.93

2011

113.72

2012

108.17

2013

99.18

2014

93.63

2015

88.49

2016

78.83

2017

78.18

2018

73.82

2019 (Provisional outturn end June)

34.25