Sections

Enterprise, Innovation & Employment

Charting enterprise and innovation in Galway, and the wider BMW region

Use the interactive charts and maps below to explore key data about the City, County and wider region

Irish Entrepreneurship

Percentage of the adult population, between 2010 and 2013

Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Early stage entrepreneurs
Owner managers of established businesses
Entrepreneurs discontinuing businesses

Source: Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland HPSU's

High Potential Startup companies supported by Enterprise Ireland

Source: Enterprise Ireland

Research & Development Expenditure

Border, Midlands & West Region (2007 - 2011)
Southern and Eastern Region (2007 - 2011)

Source: CSO

Research & Development Personnel

Border, Midlands & West Region

2007 Personnel
Total: 2,976
2009 Personnel
Total: 3,353
2011 Personnel
Total: 4,031

Southern and Eastern Region

2007 Personnel
Total: 10,974
2009 Personnel
Total: 12,420
2011 Personnel
Total: 15,037

Source: CSO

Mapping Enterprise Supports & Industrial Estates in Galway

Displaying the location of EI Enterprise Centres, and Business Incubation Units in Galway City & County, along with Industrial Estates in Galway City. Also mapped are the total number of companies per Electoral Division.

Employment in the BMW Region

Source: CSO Ireland, Quarterly National Household Surveys. Categorised by NACE (Rev.2) code

2004 Employment (000s)
2007 Employment (000s)
2010 Employment (000s)

IDA Employment

IDA Supported Employment, 2009 - 2013

Source: Forfás Annual Employment Survey 2013

EI Employment

Enterprise Ireland Supported Employment, 2009 - 2013

Source: Enterprise Ireland

Údarás Projects

Údarás Assistance Approved, 2013 - Number of Projects

Source: Údarás na Gaeltachta, 2013

Údarás Grants

Údarás Assistance Approved, 2013 - Total Grants (€)

Source: Údarás na Gaeltachta, 2013

Udarás Employment

Udarás Supported Employment, 2011 - 2013

Source: Forfás Annual Employment Survey 2013

Live Register

Persons on Live Register (Number) by Social Welfare Scheme, Region, and Half Year

West
Total State

Source: CSO, 2014

Live Register

Persons in the West on Live Register (Number) by Age Group and Half Year

Jobseekers allowance applications in the West, by age
Jobseekers benefit applications in the West, by age

Source: CSO, 2014

Live Register

Click the area names on the right to show/hide them on the chart

Persons on Live Register, by Social Welfare Office and Month

Source: CSO, 2014