Tag Archives: Sectors

Western Region’s Top 10 Employment sectors

Census 2016 Summary Results – Part 2, included data on the number of people working in different sectors.  We’ll be publishing our first analysis of this data for the Western Region shortly, but in the meantime here’s a taster. Top … Continue reading

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Enterprise in Western Counties

Last week the WDC published two new WDC Insights publications.  They were both based on our analysis of the CSO’s Business Demography 2014 data which measures active enterprises in the business economy.[1]  The publications were: WDC Insights: Enterprise Profile of … Continue reading

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No. of Enterprises in Western Region declines 8.6% since 2008

The CSO recently released their Business Demography data for 2014 which, combined with the Preliminary Results of Census 2016, shows the continuation of clear economic as well as demographic spatial patterns. The Business Demography data measures active enterprises in the business economy[1] and provides data … Continue reading

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Impact of Sectors on Western Region’s Jobs Recovery

Our last blog post examined the role that sectors play in regional GVA.  Sectors also have a huge impact on the pattern of jobs growth.  Following on from our April WDC Insights publication ‘Jobs Recovery in the Western Region’, the … Continue reading

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Constituents of GVA in the Border, Midland and West regions, 2012

Looking in more detail at the regional GVA figures for 2012 it is interesting to examine the share of GVA coming from each major economic branch and how this has varied over time and in each NUTS 3 region. There … Continue reading

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Trends in Agency Assisted Employment in the Western Region

The WDC has today published Trends in Agency Assisted Employment in the Western Region as well as a county profile for each of the seven western counties. Employment in businesses which have received support from one of the main enterprise … Continue reading

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Employment Trends in Co. Mayo and the Western Region

The WDC recently made a presentation about employment trends in Mayo and the Western Region at an Education, Training and Jobseekers Expo held in Kiltimagh.   We outlined the current employment profile of Mayo and the Western Region as well as … Continue reading

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