Number of people employed in the accommodation and food service industries increases by 18%

The number of people in Kerry employed in the accommodation and food service industries increased by 18% since 2011.

According to figures from the latest Census, there were over 6,000 (6,450) people employed in the accommodation and food service industries in 2016.

This represents an increase of nearly 1000 (967) people on Census 2011 figures.