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Key Facts

  • Over 40% of the total workforce living in Kildare work outside the county, mostly in Dublin (73% of all commuters).
  • Kildare is also a significant employment destination, with 17% of its total jobs undertaken by inbound commuters.
  •  Kildare has the third highest level of commuting times in the state, with 15% of all workers having a daily return commute of greater than 2 hours and 47% having a daily return commute of greater than 1 hour.
  • The nature of this commuting is increasingly unsustainable with 66% of Kildare residents using private transport and only 16% walking or cycling to work, school or college.

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