Transportation & Storage

The Transportation and Storage Sector covers a range of work activities such as:

  1. land transport by road rail & pipeline,
  2. storage and warehousing,
  3. postal and courier activities,
  4. air freight and passenger transport and
  5. sea, coastal and inland water transport of freight and passengers
  • Official figures indicate that upwards of 93,000 people are employed in this sector.

  • The sector is male dominated with females accounting for only a fifth of workers.

  • Non-Irish nationals account for approximately 12% of the workers.

  • The fatal accident rate for this sector is the third highest (after construction and agriculture) with a rate of 3.3 per 100,000 employed in 2015 (down from 6.6 in 2004).


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