Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Ceisteanna (303)

Éamon Ó Cuív

Ceist:

303. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the number of work permits issued in 2018 and to date in 2019 by category of employment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [50094/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Business)

The Employment Permits Section of my Department informs me that the number of Employment Permits issued in 2018 and 2019 (at end November) by Economic Sector is as follows:

2018

2019

Total Permits issued

13,398

15,381*

by Economic Sector

A - Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing

964

1,606

B - Mining & Quarrying

9

17

C - All Other Manufacturing

172

177

C - Manufacture of Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

219

266

C - Manufacture of Computers, Electronics

72

88

C - Manufacture of Food, Drink & Tobacco

157

132

C - Manufacture of Medical Devices

54

63

D - Electricity & Gas & Air Conditioning Supply

43

68

E - Water Supply - Sewerage Waste Management

7

20

F - Construction

78

376

G - Wholesale & Retail Trade

99

91

H - Transport & Storage

111

182

I - Accommodation & Food Services activities

471

614

J - Information & Communication Activities

4,458

4,860

K - Financial & insurance Activities

931

1,203

L - Real Estate Activities

9

4

M - All other Professional, Scientific & Technical

56

73

M - Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities

43

66

N - Administrative & Support Service Activities

17

21

O - Public Administration & Defence

3

4

P - Education

108

138

Q - Health & Social Work Activities

4,495

4,046

R - Arts, Entertainment and Recreation

174

246

S - Other Service activities

646

1,016

T - Domestic- Activities of Households as Employer

2

4

*End of November 2019