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There’s been an increase of 173% of people working from home in Ireland




According to details from the Central Statistics Office, the 2022 census data shows a 173 per cent increase in the number of people working from home compared to 2016, reports Breaking News.

Central Statistics Office data shows that 747,961 people work from home at least one day a week, which is 32 per cent of employees.

The highest proportion of people working from home at least one day a week is 57% in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, while the lowest is 21% in Monaghan and Longford, reports Breaking News.

When it came to commuting, the most common method was by car – 1,280,000 people, or 63%, went to work.

In the 2022 census, the next major modes of transportation were walking and cycling. About 240,000 people participated in the study, or 12% of all passengers, reports Breaking News.

The next most used mode was public transport, with nine percent of people using it to get to work.

There were 2,320,297 people in employment at the time of the 2022 census, a 16 percent increase from 2016.

The number of retirees also increased – 657,790, which means an increase of 21%, reports Breaking News.

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