Census of Industrial Production - Enterprises


Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Details of turnover, purchases, gross value added, additions to capital assets, stocks, labour costs, wages and salaries and persons engaged, classified by industrial sector, by size category of persons engaged, by size category of turnover, and by nationality of ownership. Over 40 separate variables are provided, including: number of enterprises, industrial workers by sex, total employees, total persons engaged, wages and salaries, other labour costs, turnover distinguishing goods made, goods resold and industrial services provided, capital assets manufactured by enterprise for own use, purchases, stocks at end of year, increases in stocks during the year, excise duty and other indirect taxes, additions to capital assets, sales of capital assets, production value, intermediate consumption and gross value added.

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CSO Census of Industrial Production - Enterprises and Local Units.


Enterprises (generally legal units) with three or more persons engaged that are wholly or primarily engaged in industrial production (manufacturing, mining, quarrying, sewerage, waste management, remediation activities and the supply of water, electricity, gas,steam and air conditioning).



Reference period

Calendar year

Start date



Approximately 20 months after the end of the reference period


  • Industry (NACE)
    Industry sectors listed by NACE Rev. 2 Classification.
  • Enterprise size (persons engaged)
    Less than 10 persons; 10-19; 20-49; 50-249; 250+ persons.
  • Turnover size
    Less than 200,000; 200,000-1,000,000; 1,000,000-4,999,999; 5,000,000-9,999,999; 10,000,000-49,999,999; 50,000,000+.
  • Nationality of ownership
    Irish; Foreign; Other EU Countries; Non-EU countries.


Business Sectors - Industry

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