Euro Labour Costs Per Hour

CountryCost Per Hour 2014
Ireland29.80
Germany31.40
Austria31.50
Finland32.30
Netherlands34.00
France34.60
Luxembourg35.90
Sweden37.40
Belgium39.00
Denmark40.30
Norway54.00

Source: Eurostat, 2014

Ireland’s Tax wedge is one of the lowest in Europe

CountryIncome TaxEmployeeEmployerTotal Tax
Ireland14.903.609.7028.2
Germany16.0017.1016.2049.3
Austria16.0017.1016.2049.3
Austria12.8014.0022.6049.4
Finland18.306.5019.1043.9
Netherlands14.6013.909.2037.7
France10.6010.2027.7048.5
Luxembourg15.7011.0011.0037.70
Sweden13.205.3023.9042.4
Belgium21.8010.8023.0055.6
Denmark35.602.800.0038.4
Norway18.307.3011.5037.1
UK13.008.409.7031.1

Source: Eurostat, 2014

Utilities – Electricity, oil and gas

FuelFormUnit of SupplyAvg. Price per Unit
OILGAS OILLITRE€0.8660
LIGH FUEL OILLITRE€0.8160
MEDIUM FUEL OILLITRE€0.7640
HEAVY FUEL OILLITRE€0.7210
COMMERCIAL CYLINDERSKG€1.9530
L.P.GBULK L.P.G (0-3 TONNES)LITRE€0.6410
BULK L.P.G (3.1-40 TONNES)LITRE€0.5660
NATURAL GASBAND I1:KWH€ 0.0651KWH€ 0.0651
BAND I2 :>=278<2,778 MWH PER ANNUMKWH€ 0.0519
BAND I3:>= 2,778<27,778 MWH PER ANNUMKWH€ 0.0459
BAND I4:<= 27,778<277,778MWH PER ANNUMKWH€ 0.0318
ELECTRICITYBAND IA:< 20 MWH PER ANNUMKWH€ 0.2238
BAND IB:> =20 < 500 MWH PER ANNUMKWH€ 0.1806
BAND IC:> =500 < 2,000 MWH PER ANNUMKWH€ 0.1488
BAND ID:>= 2,000 <20,000 MWH PER ANNUMKWH€ 0.1223
BAND IE:>= 20,000 < 70,000 MWH PER ANNUMKWH€ 0.1012
BAND IF:> =70,000 < 150,000 MWH PER ANNUMKWH€ 0.0962

Source: SEAI 2015

International Road Freight Costs (Door to Door)

FromDestinationAverage Price per Trailer
Ireland ->London€ 1,000
Ireland ->Amsterdam€ 1,650
Ireland ->Brussels€ 1,650
Ireland ->Paris€ 1,700
Ireland ->Berlin€ 2,250
Ireland ->Vienna€ 2,600
Ireland ->Milan€ 2,800
Ireland ->Warsaw€ 3,300
Ireland ->Prague€ 3,175

Source: FreightFox 2015

Water Rates Per Cubic Metre

TypePrice
Water Supply M3€1.21
Waste Water Services M3€1.45
Combined M3€2.66

Source: Irish Water 2015

What employer’s must spend to pay each net Euro to an employee €1

CountryRate
UK€1.46
Sweden€1.75
Spain€1.68
Poland€1.69
Italy€1.84
Ireland€1.36
Germany€1.97
France€2.18
EU Average€1.73
Belgium€2.31

Population Profiles

CountyPopulation Census 2016Population Census 2011
Wexford149,605145,320
Waterford116,401113,795
Kilkenny99,11895,419
Carlow56,87554,612
South Tipperary89,07188,432
North Tipperary71,37070,322
Total South East Region582,440567,900
State4,757,9764,239,848

Source: Census 2016 & 2011

Industry Employment

Industrial CategoryNumber of Business address points March 2014% of Business Address points
Agriculture, forestry fishing339735.3%
Wholesale and Retail Trade164017.1%
Other Services100810.5%
Accomodation and Food10088.7%
Construction5035.2%
Human Health and Social work activities4244.4%
Professional, Scientific, Technical3854%
Manufacturing3213.3%
Education2873%
Admin and Support service activities2282.4%
Transport and Storage1982.1%
Public admin, defence951%
Financial and Insurance activities941%
Information and communication730.8%
Real Estate activities680.7%
Other Industry290.3%
Mining180.2%
Quarrying100.1%

Source: Census 2016 & 2011

Population in Wexford Municipal Districts 2011

Municipal DistrictsPopulation
Enniscorthy MD34,202
Gorey MD34,202
New Ross MD32,122
Wexford MD44,593

Source: Census 2016 & 2011

Weekly flight schedule from Dublin Airport

FromDestinationNo of Scheduled Flights
DublinAfrica3
DublinAustria8
DublinBelgium38
DublinBulgaria7
DublinCanada29
DublinCroatia12
DublinCzech Republic11
DublinDenmark17
DublinEstonia2
DublinGermany133
DublinGreece18
DublinHungary13
DublinIceland5
DublinIsrael1
DublinItaly98
DublinLithuania7
DublinLatvia6
DublinLuxembourg6
DublinMalta5
DublinNetherlands63
DublinNorway12
DublinMoldova2
DublinMorocco2
DublinPoland49
DublinPortugal58
DublinRomania13
DublinRussia1
DublinSlovakia7
DublinSpain231
DublinSwitzerland29
DublinTurkey17
DublinUAE28
DublinUK893
DublinUSA141

Source: DAA, June 2016 Summer Schedule

Ferry Services from Wexford to the UK & France

FromDestinationNumber of Ferry Crossings
Rosslare Europort, WexfordCherbourg, France7
Rosslare Europort, WexfordRoscoff, France1
Rosslare Europort, WexfordFishguard, Wales14
Rosslare Europort, WexfordPembroke, Wales14
Rosslare Europort, WexfordSt Nazaire, Gijon, France1

Source: DAA, June 2016 Summer Schedule