2022 Employment Permits: Breakdown by Industry

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has recently released the latest statistics on Employment Permit issued in Ireland in 2022. In this series, we will breakdown those statistics by category, to provide a detailed overview of the trends in Irish 2022 work permits. Today’s post outlines the breakdown of the General Employment Permits issued by industry.

Industry breakdown:

  • Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing – 4,311
  • Mining & Quarrying – 15
  • All Other Manufacturing – 701
  • Manufacture of Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals – 682
  • Manufacture of Computers, Electronics & Optica – 610
  • Manufacture of Food, Drink & Tobacco – 357
  • Manufacture of Medical Devices – 312
  • Electricity & Gas & Air Conditioning Supply – 209
  • Water Supply (Sewerage Waste Management) – 25
  • Construction – 1,474
  • Wholesale & Retail Trade – 324
  • Transport & Storage – 512
  • Accommodation & Food Services Activities – 2,720
  • Information & Communication Activities – 10,832
  • Financial & Insurance Activities – 3,351
  • Real Estate Activities – 21
  • Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities – 388
  • All Other Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities – 1,072
  • Administrative & Support Service Activities – 86
  • Public Administration & Defence – 41
  • Education – 207
  • Health & Social Work Activities – 9,791
  • Arts, Entertainment & Recreation – 340
  • Other Service Activities – 1,572
  • Domestic, Activities of Households as Employer – 2

If you would like to discuss how the General Employment Permits process works in Ireland, and require the services of our expert team, please email us today on info@workpermits.ie.

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