129. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the number of jobless households by county, in tabular form. (Question 26857/17 asked on 20 Jun 2017 - Unemployment Data)

The Taoiseach: The Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) is the official source of data for the jobless household indicator. 
The indicator “People aged 18 - 59 years living in jobless households” is calculated as the share of persons aged 18 - 59 who are living in households where no one is in employment. Students aged 18 - 24 who live in households composed solely of students (persons who have indicated that their Principal Economic Status is Student) of the same age class are not include...

125. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the number of persons currently engaged in activation and employment support schemes; the number of persons engaged in such schemes in 2015 in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 20564/16 asked on 12 Jul 2016 - Labour Activation Measures)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Regina Doherty): Details of the number of persons availing of a range of programmes targeted primarily at the long-term unemployed (over 12 months) and other welfare recipients are provided for January 2015 to May 2016 in the following tables.
The most recent data available are for May 2016.
Persons on activation programmes are not counted as part of the monthly Live Register.
Table 1 Number of persons availing of Activation Programmes...

98. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the rates of unemployment in Limerick city and county in each of the years 2009 to 2012, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 3408/16 asked on 02 Feb 2016 - Unemployment Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Paul Kehoe): The exact information requested by the Deputy is not available. 
The Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) is the official source of estimates of unemployment (ILO) in the State. The most recent figures available are for Q3 2015. Estimates of unemployment are produced by NUTS 3 Regions. The NUTS 3 Mid-West region includes Limerick City and County, County Clare and North Tipperary. Due to methodology and sample siz...

144. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach if he will provide in tabular form the total number of jobs created and lost in County Limerick in the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and to date in 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 48526/14 asked on 20 Jan 2015 - Job Creation Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Paul Kehoe): The exact information requested by the Deputy is not available. The Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) is the official source of estimates of employment in the State. The most recent figures available are for Q3 2014. Estimates of employment are produced by NUTS 3 Regions. The NUTS 3 Mid-West region includes Clare, Limerick City, Limerick County and North Tipperary. Due to methodology and sample size it is not poss...

138. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the Ministerial transport costs for the years 2010 to 2013, inclusive, for each Minister of State in his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 44898/14 asked on 25 Nov 2014 - Departmental Expenditure)

The Taoiseach: The total expenditure on Ministerial transport by my Department for the period March 2011 to end December 2013 was €42,633. This relates to Government Chief Whip and Minister of State Paul Kehoe.
Prior to March 2011, the Government Chief Whip was supplied with a State car and two Garda drivers.
This facility was removed in 2011.
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62. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the current number of young persons not in education, employment or training here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 30813/14 asked on 15 Jul 2014 - Unemployment Data)

The Taoiseach: I propose to take Questions Nos. 62 and 107 together.
The Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) is the official source of estimates of employment and unemployment in the State and the data also provides information on persons Neither in Employment nor in Education and Training (NEET).
The table shows the estimated number of persons aged 16-24 who are classified as being Neither in Employment nor in Education and Training (NEET) together with the change over the period Q1 2011...

131. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the current number and percentage of young persons under 26 years who are not in education, employment or training here; and if she will provide an update on the matter. (Question 23842/14 asked on 10 Jun 2014 - Youth Unemployment Data)

The Taoiseach: The Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) is the official source of estimates of employment and unemployment in the State and the data also provides information on persons Neither in Employment nor in Education and Training (NEET).
The Q1 2014 estimates are the most recent QNHS figures available.
The table shows the number of persons aged 16-25 who are classified as being Neither in Employment nor in Education and Training (NEET) together with the proportion of persons aged 1...

133. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the number of persons who signed off the live register in 2013; the number of persons who signed off the live register in the first three months of 2014; if he will provide a breakdown of the reason for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 17871/14 asked on 15 Apr 2014 - Live Register Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Paul Kehoe): The exact information requested by the Deputy is not available.
The Central Statistics Office has compiled a new series, for evaluation purposes, showing estimated flows to and from the Live Register. The series is based on an analysis by the CSO of administrative data from the Department of Social Protection. Only monthly figures have been compiled so far and the analysis of net flows to and from the Live Register over ...

139. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach if he will provide a regional break down, as per the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics, of the number of persons aged 16 to 25 years who are not currently engaged in employment, education or training; the percentage of the population between 16 and 25 years that this represents; if he will provide in tabular form the primary status education, unemployed, training, employed, none of the above of those under 25 years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 17886/14 asked on 15 Apr 2014 - Unemployment Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Paul Kehoe) (Deputy Paul Kehoe): The Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) is the official source of estimates of employment in the State and the data also provides information on persons neither in employment nor in education and training (NEET). The Q4 2013 estimates are the most recent QNHS figures available.
Table 1 below shows the volume of persons aged 16-25 who are classified as being neither in employment nor in education ...

44. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the number of persons aged 16 to 25 who are not currently engaged in employment, education or training; the percentage of the population between 16 and 25 this represents; if he will provide in tabular form the primary status education, unemployed, training, employed, none of the above of those under 25 years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 16704/14 asked on 08 Apr 2014 - Employment Data)

The Taoiseach: The Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) is the official source of estimates of employment and unemployment in the State and the data also provides information on persons Neither in Employment nor in Education and Training (NEET). The Q4 2013 estimates are the most recent QNHS figures available.
Table 1 shows the number of persons aged 16-25 who are classified as being Neither in Employment nor in Education and Training (NEET) together with the proportion of persons aged 16...

84. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the number of persons between 16 and 64 years here recorded as having a physical disability; and the number of those who are currently in employment. (Question 40576/12 asked on 25 Sep 2012 - Disability Numbers)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Paul Kehoe) (Deputy Paul Kehoe): According to the Census 2011 results, there were 333,571 persons aged between 16 and 64 years who indicated that they had either a physical or intellectual disability. 
Of these, 105,429 persons stated that they were working for payment or profit in April 2011. 
On 1st November 2012, the Central Statistics Office will be publishing “Profile 8 – Our Bill of Health”, which will provide more detailed inf...

85. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the number of people that have emigrated since January 2010 to date in 2012; and the percentage of those that were Irish nationals. (Question 40577/12 asked on 25 Sep 2012 - Emigration Data)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Paul Kehoe) (Deputy Paul Kehoe): The information requested by the Deputy regarding emigration is not available for the period specified, namely from 1 January 2010 to date.
Annual Population and Migration Estimates are published in respect of Mid-April each year and the most recent release showed the number of emigrants from the Republic of Ireland for the 12 month period ending April 2010 was 65,300 and for 2011 was 76,400. The perc...

86. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the number of carers recorded here; and the percentage of these caring for more than 15 hours per week. (Question 40578/12 asked on 25 Sep 2012 - Care Services)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Paul Kehoe) (Deputy Paul Kehoe): According to the Census 2011 results, there were 187,112 people who said they provide regular unpaid help for a friend or family member with a long term illness, health problem or disability. 50.8 per cent or 83,376 persons signaled that they provided care for 15 or more hours per week. 
On 1st November 2012, the Central Statistics Office will be publishing more detailed information in relation to hea...

87. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Taoiseach the average income of top 10% of income earners in the population and the bottom 10%. (Question 40580/12 asked on 25 Sep 2012 - Income Statistics)

Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach (Deputy Paul Kehoe) (Deputy Paul Kehoe): The Survey of Income and Living Conditions (SILC) in Ireland is a household survey covering a broad range of issues in relation to income and living conditions.
The results for 2010, the most recent year for which SILC data is available, show that the bottom 10% of persons had, on average net disposable equivalised income of €118.16 per week, while the top 10% of persons had €1,128.64 per week on averag...