The Census of Industrial Production (CIP) is an annual statutory survey which collects information from enterprises and local units with
three or more persons engaged that are wholly or primarily engaged in industrial production. The primary purpose of the Census of Industrial Production is to provide structural data about the industrial sector of the economy.
Data is collected on variables such as turnover, purchases, stocks, capital assets, labour costs and nationality of ownership classified by industrial sector, by size category of persons engaged and by size category of turnover.
This Statutory inquiry is conducted under the Statistics (Structural Business Inquiries) Order, 2017 (S.I. No. 572 of 2017) made under the Statistics Act, 1993 and with EU law.
The Statistics are also required for EU comparisons under Council Regulation (EC) No. 295/2008 concerning Structural Business Statistics.
The confidentiality of all information you provide is statutorily guaranteed by the Statistics Act. Data will be used only for statistical purposes.