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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Become a Census Enumerator

From among our members we are quite sure there are some of you who would interested in becoming a Census Enumerator in the forthcoming "Census of Ireland". The Census plays a crucial role in the administration of the State, helping with forward planning etc. 

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. It is a regularly occurring and official count of a particular population. The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common censuses include agriculture, business, and traffic censuses.

5,000 part-time Enumerators required

 Sunday April 10th 2011 is census night in Ireland.

The job at a glance

  • Contract runs from March - May 2011
  • Applications open on 4th January 2011 and close on 11th January 2011
  • Hours are flexible, mainly evenings and weekends (minimum of 25hours/week)


Remuneration will be on a fee / allowance basis. Enumerators can expect to typically earn €2,200 on average, for their work during this 10 week period, made up as follows:
  • Weekly advance: €100 (paid in arrears)
  • Training allowance: €135
  • Fees per forms delivered/collected: Variable
  • Summarisation: €215
  • Terminal Bonus: €420
  • Home storage allowance: €140
  • Sunday and bank holiday work allowance: €200
  • Travel Allowance: Variable
Enumeration Area usually comprises about 400 households Read On

1 comment:

  1. 50,000 applications were received by 6pm Sunday 5 January 2011....just one day after applications opened.....applications are now closed!....sorry kids!