DONEGAL has the lowest disposable income per person in Ireland.
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the average disposable income per person was €16,490 in 2018.
The number still represents an increase from €15,839 in 2017.
The next lowest is Offaly where the average disposable income is €16,907.
In estimates of total income per person, Donegal is also the lowest with an average of €21,956 per person with Offaly showing €22,959 per person.
The Dublin NUTS3 region (Dublin city and county) had the highest average disposable income per person in 2018.
At €24,969 it was 17.4 per cent higher than the state average of €21,270 and approximately 5.7 per cent higher than the 2017 figure of €23,621.
The 2017 state average was €20,578 placing Dublin with €23,621 at 14.8% higher than the average.
Dublin continues to remain the only region with higher per capita disposable income than the state average during the entire 2009-2018 period while the Border and West regions continue to earn significantly less than the state average. In contrast, the Mid West and the Mid East regions showed incomes on a par with the state average during the same period.Tags: