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
IRELAND33.3
UK30.3
France30.4
Netherlands28.9
Spain25.1
Germany23.9
Italy23.6
Source: Eurostat, 2016

Population by Region & Projections

Graph represent 1000's
 Total 2011 Total Projections 2026
DUBLIN12621345
SOUTH WEST662690
MID EAST534559
MIDLANDS283292
BORDER 516522
SOUTH EAST 499511
WEST 441453
MID WEST 378385
Source: C.S.O. - Central Statistics Office, 2016