Many people wonder about the number of work permits that are currently valid in Ireland, here is a quick statistical run down up to and including July 31st 2007. Currently there are work permits issued for 12,805 workers in Ireland. This is down from 19,557 that were valid in 2006.
Top Ten Countries with Permits issued from Ireland
Also available are the numbers of countries who were denied work permits, and for the sake of clarity the top three are India (184), Philippines (134), China (116).
|Position||Country||Number of Permits|
|5||United States of America||697|
Work Permits by Industry
Here is a break down of what industries have had the most number of work permits issued.
|Position||Industry||Number of Permits|
|2||Medical & Nursing||2939|
|6||Agriculture & Fisheries||720|
Top Irish Companies who have received Work Permits
It is also possible to find out what companies have the most work permits issued. We are a little confused with Macra Na Feirme heading the list, but it’s possible these are for some manual labour.
|Position||Company||Number of Permits|
|1||Macra Na Feirme||105|
|2||Cemex IT Services Ltd||52|
|3||Health Services Executive||47|
|6||ISS Contract Cleaners Limited||21|
|7||Liffey Meats (Cavan) Ltd||19|
|8||Ernst & Young||18|
|9||Google Ireland Limited||17|
|10||Satyam Computer Services
on secondment to Satyam Computer
Services Limited (Ireland)
|11||University of Dublin||16|
|12||Kepak Group Ltd||16|
|13||Tom Duffy & Son’s Circus||15|
So there you have it, a quick look at what is happening in Ireland with regards to work permits.
Source : [Entemp.ie].