How many LinkedIn users are there in Ireland. How much do they share?
How does this relate to the working population?

How many people change jobs, how many new accounts are created on a day?

What are the biggest companies in Ireland on LinkedIn?

A lot of interesting stats en facts about the LinkedIn usage in Ireland.

LinkedIn usage data and statistics for Ireland - August 2019

Facts about Ireland:


Number of habitants: 4,847,139 people

(according to World of Meters)


Capital: Dublin


Working population: 2,262,895 people.


In Ireland there are 1,500,503 registered LinkedIn accounts. That means that 66.3% of the working population has a LinkedIn account.


Ireland ranks number 7 in the relative usage over 44 European countries.


Over the past year, the number of LinkedIn users in Ireland has grown with 7.2%.

LinkedIn member accounts in Ireland

Absolute number of users

This graph shows the absolute number of registered members on LinkedIn for Ireland.

Users VS Working population

This graph shows how much percent of the working population for Ireland has a LinkedIn profile.

People have a LinkedIn profile in Ireland.
66.3 %
of the working population has a LinkedIn profile in Ireland.


According to LinkedIn data, 66.3% of the working population has a profile on LinkedIn in Ireland.

31.% of the total population has a profile on LinkedIn.

Economic graph

Ireland has a working population of 2,262,895 people. 66.3% of them have a profile on LinkedIn.

5.% of the people works in Information Technology and Services. 3.7% works in Hospital & Health Care and 3.5% has a job in Construction.

Information Technology and Services

Hospital & Health Care


The most occurring functions in Ireland are:


Function Group


% of members

Operations 206,489 13.8%
Business Development 141,390 9.4%
Sales 103,270 6.9%


According to LinkedIn data, on average there are 118 job changes a day on LinkedIn in Ireland.

Growth numbers for Ireland

The LinkedIn population of Ireland has grown over the past year with 7.2%.


Looking over the past three months there has been a growth of 2.3%.


Over the past year, there were 8,386 new members each month.


Meaning 1,935 per week, 276 per day, 11 per hour.


If Ireland continues to grow at this speed, they will have 1,601,131 members by August 2020.


Ireland ranks number 37 in Europe for growth.


Over the past year, there were 276 new accounts created on LinkedIn per day in Ireland.


In last 3 months there were 126 new accounts created per day in Ireland.

Active posting on LinkedIn

In Ireland there are on average 94 updates posted per hour, 2,250 per day, 15,793 per week and 68,437 per month.


That means that 4.% of the LinkedIn users in Ireland actually posted an update on LinkedIn in August.


Ireland ranks number 5 in Europe for active posting.

Active posting over time


In Ireland there are 2,250 updates posted every day.


That equals 94 updates an hour.


And 1.6 updates a minute.


We have no data about the numbers of articles, likes and comments. This number only represents the times people create a new post on LinkedIn.

Biggest Employers on LinkedIn


Bank of Ireland

7,304 Employees on LinkedIn



8,057 Employees on LinkedIn



5,295 Employees on LinkedIn

Company Pages

In Ireland there are 32,838 registered Company Pages.


In August 2018 there were 33,736 registered Company Pages.

Number of registered Company Pages

Industry Percentage
Information Technology and Services 6.8%
Marketing and Advertising 5.1%
Construction 3.9%

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