a young, well-educated and productive workforce

Ireland’s young workforce is capable, highly adaptable, educated and very committed to achievement. Ireland has the youngest population in Europe with a third of the population under 25 years old. 

% Population Under 25 years
IRELAND 33.3
UK 30.3
France 30.4
Netherlands 28.9
Spain 25.1
Germany 23.9
Italy 23.6
Source: Eurostat, 2016

Population by Region & Projections

Graph represent 1000's
  Total 2011 Total Projections 2026
DUBLIN 1262 1345
SOUTH WEST 662 690
MID EAST 534 559
MIDLANDS 283 292
BORDER 516 522
SOUTH EAST 499 511
WEST 441 453
MID WEST 378 385
C.S.O. - Central Statistics Office, 2016

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